Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 481100 - Scheduled Air Transportation


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 481100 - Scheduled Air Transportation.

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 481100 - Scheduled Air Transportation is part of: NAICS 481000 - Air Transportation.

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NAICS 481100 - Scheduled Air Transportation

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 469,960 100.00% $20.65 $28.03 $58,300 2.2 %
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Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 8,530 1.82% $38.79 $41.14 $85,580 2.2 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 280 0.06% $54.83 $59.93 $124,650 3.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 1,400 0.30% $35.58 $39.81 $82,800 3.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 40 0.01% $26.89 $31.32 $65,150 5.7 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 340 0.07% $39.35 $40.98 $85,230 3.6 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 730 0.16% $37.24 $38.75 $80,600 3.1 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 110 0.02% $46.44 $51.41 $106,940 4.2 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 760 0.16% $35.73 $37.03 $77,030 2.3 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 490 0.10% $46.35 $48.21 $100,280 2.0 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 570 0.12% $44.15 $46.59 $96,910 3.2 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 90 0.02% $38.55 $39.95 $83,100 3.7 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 300 0.06% $36.40 $39.98 $83,150 3.2 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 150 0.03% $42.97 $47.06 $97,890 3.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 180 0.04% $38.36 $39.29 $81,730 2.2 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,850 0.39% $36.83 $39.42 $82,000 2.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 140 0.03% $45.30 $45.98 $95,640 1.9 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 50 0.01% $32.44 $35.00 $72,800 2.5 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 40 0.01% $45.92 $47.06 $97,890 4.9 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,010 0.21% $38.28 $37.76 $78,540 2.6 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 13,510 2.87% $26.32 $26.87 $55,900 1.5 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 860 0.18% $23.18 $23.69 $49,270 1.6 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 160 0.03% $25.55 $26.60 $55,330 1.9 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 40 0.01% $24.84 $27.18 $56,530 14.0 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 40 0.01% $27.35 $27.44 $57,080 1.9 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 320 0.07% $20.25 $21.01 $43,710 1.4 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 300 0.06% $23.05 $24.00 $49,930 1.7 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 2,380 0.51% $26.53 $26.82 $55,780 1.7 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 420 0.09% $26.11 $25.45 $52,930 3.1 %
13-1081 Logisticians 320 0.07% $25.20 $25.52 $53,080 1.4 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 1,390 0.30% $25.92 $26.68 $55,500 2.3 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 4,840 1.03% $27.62 $28.14 $58,520 1.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,220 0.26% $25.00 $25.87 $53,810 2.0 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts (8) (8) $25.89 $26.29 $54,690 1.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 530 0.11% $29.91 $30.21 $62,830 1.5 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 310 0.07% $28.04 $29.46 $61,270 1.3 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 4,240 0.90% $30.86 $30.57 $63,590 1.4 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 850 0.18% $29.84 $30.12 $62,660 2.1 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 490 0.10% $19.59 $20.07 $41,740 1.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 360 0.08% $28.08 $27.94 $58,120 2.2 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 160 0.03% $33.59 $33.70 $70,100 1.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 400 0.09% $31.13 $31.93 $66,420 2.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 180 0.04% $29.33 $29.40 $61,150 1.5 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 570 0.12% $32.21 $31.88 $66,310 1.9 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 130 0.03% $25.45 $24.73 $51,440 1.1 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,580 0.55% $30.52 $31.15 $64,790 1.4 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 750 0.16% $27.99 $29.67 $61,710 2.5 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 920 0.20% $32.60 $33.30 $69,270 2.2 %
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 370 0.08% $31.21 $30.89 $64,240 1.6 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 600 0.13% $27.47 $28.61 $59,510 1.7 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 70 0.01% $32.00 $31.53 $65,580 1.5 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 360 0.08% $29.56 $29.80 $61,980 1.2 %
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Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 250 0.05% $52.60 $51.52 $107,160 2.9 %
23-1011 Lawyers 160 0.03% $62.96 $66.37 $138,050 3.7 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 70 0.01% $20.64 $21.64 $45,000 1.3 %
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Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 180 0.04% $35.46 $31.06 $64,610 6.4 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 60 0.01% $23.24 $26.18 $54,450 5.4 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,030 0.22% $19.89 $21.35 $44,420 1.9 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 40 0.01% $22.31 $23.23 $48,330 2.7 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 370 0.08% $20.60 $21.76 $45,250 2.6 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 180 0.04% $25.40 $24.26 $50,460 1.3 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 290 0.06% $24.97 $27.06 $56,280 1.6 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 100 0.02% $28.47 $28.30 $58,850 1.1 %
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Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 760 0.16% $13.30 $15.80 $32,860 2.2 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other (8) (8) $12.71 $13.56 $28,200 8.2 %
33-9032 Security Guards 290 0.06% $12.62 $14.23 $29,600 2.8 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 40 0.01% $16.46 $18.92 $39,350 1.6 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 40 0.01% $25.02 $24.01 $49,950 5.2 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 790 0.17% $8.98 $11.70 $24,340 6.6 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 40 0.01% $22.82 $23.50 $48,870 5.6 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 750 0.16% $8.65 $11.04 $22,970 6.9 %
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Personal Care and Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 111,440 23.71% $20.43 $24.55 $51,070 3.6 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 1,010 0.21% $21.53 $20.92 $43,520 2.4 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 9,810 2.09% $15.45 $15.26 $31,740 1.9 %
39-6031 Flight Attendants 96,840 20.61% (4) (4) (9) (9)
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 3,520 0.75% $10.53 $11.80 $24,550 3.7 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 140 0.03% $10.00 $11.80 $24,540 4.6 %
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Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 5,300 1.13% $20.07 $20.94 $43,560 2.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 400 0.09% $27.71 $28.21 $58,690 3.4 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks (8) (8) $18.03 $17.09 $35,550 17.7 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 340 0.07% $16.62 $18.99 $39,500 5.6 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 3,560 0.76% $19.05 $19.94 $41,470 3.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 370 0.08% $19.04 $22.14 $46,060 4.8 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 340 0.07% $23.36 $23.62 $49,120 3.7 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 154,800 32.94% $16.31 $16.53 $34,390 0.7 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 10,150 2.16% $22.99 $23.16 $48,170 1.5 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 90 0.02% $16.89 $17.09 $35,540 1.5 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 240 0.05% $14.73 $14.71 $30,590 2.4 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,610 0.56% $14.96 $15.32 $31,870 1.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 100 0.02% $15.44 $15.60 $32,440 3.1 %
43-3071 Tellers 330 0.07% $12.53 $13.04 $27,120 1.4 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 10,090 2.15% $13.53 $14.45 $30,050 1.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks 160 0.03% $13.99 $14.77 $30,720 2.5 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 200 0.04% $10.53 $10.89 $22,650 2.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 420 0.09% $14.98 $15.21 $31,640 2.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 110 0.02% $13.20 $13.72 $28,530 2.8 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 96,700 20.58% $15.78 $16.02 $33,320 0.8 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 15,170 3.23% $18.13 $16.97 $35,300 1.4 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 40 0.01% $9.54 $9.75 $20,270 3.8 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 780 0.17% $16.99 $20.44 $42,510 7.1 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,470 0.74% $17.83 $18.52 $38,530 3.2 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 380 0.08% $11.38 $12.60 $26,210 5.1 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4,600 0.98% $18.35 $17.47 $36,330 1.6 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 150 0.03% $14.83 $15.58 $32,410 4.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,900 0.40% $16.96 $17.60 $36,610 1.8 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 40 0.01% $18.51 $20.40 $42,430 5.4 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 810 0.17% $14.40 $15.01 $31,210 1.4 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 60 0.01% $12.85 $13.46 $27,990 2.9 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 60 0.01% $11.57 $11.43 $23,780 2.4 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 2,400 0.51% $12.86 $13.13 $27,310 1.2 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 2,500 0.53% $15.51 $16.17 $33,640 3.6 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 52,400 11.15% $26.52 $26.55 $55,220 2.4 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 4,870 1.04% $27.34 $29.16 $60,660 3.0 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 2,220 0.47% $27.67 $26.93 $56,010 2.3 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 35,760 7.61% $26.99 $27.19 $56,560 2.6 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 120 0.03% $16.91 $18.05 $37,530 6.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 6,750 1.44% $23.09 $22.82 $47,470 3.5 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 30 0.01% $12.44 $12.98 $27,000 5.0 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (8) (8) $14.58 $15.03 $31,260 3.2 %
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Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 1,080 0.23% $27.01 $26.35 $54,810 7.1 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 210 0.04% $22.12 $25.05 $52,100 6.0 %
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 111,300 23.68% $35.07 $47.66 $99,140 3.3 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 2,120 0.45% $18.98 $21.17 $44,040 5.1 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 500 0.11% $18.29 $19.90 $41,390 2.2 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 480 0.10% $30.89 $33.02 $68,670 5.3 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 64,720 13.77% (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 1,170 0.25% (4) (4) $78,260 20.8 %
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 650 0.14% $20.06 $22.64 $47,090 4.9 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 130 0.03% $13.57 $13.49 $28,060 4.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 60 0.01% $10.92 $11.17 $23,220 3.2 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 1,340 0.29% $32.09 $31.12 $64,740 3.0 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 19,800 4.21% $18.35 $17.77 $36,970 1.7 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 4,270 0.91% $15.87 $15.05 $31,300 2.4 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8,460 1.80% $10.26 $11.12 $23,120 2.3 %

About November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors.




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