Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2006 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 nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 481100 - Scheduled Air Transportation.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is 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 Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 441,800 100.00% $21.45 $29.31 $60,970 2.3 %
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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 7,670 1.74% $39.65 $42.59 $88,580 2.0 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 310 0.07% $60.23 $66.92 $139,200 5.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 1,390 0.31% $35.62 $39.13 $81,380 2.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 280 0.06% $40.15 $43.39 $90,250 4.7 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 730 0.17% $36.22 $40.07 $83,340 2.7 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 80 0.02% $44.02 $45.78 $95,220 2.5 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 480 0.11% $34.93 $35.95 $74,770 1.9 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 490 0.11% $45.42 $47.67 $99,160 2.0 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 550 0.12% $46.69 $49.39 $102,730 2.9 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 80 0.02% $37.66 $38.61 $80,310 2.9 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 270 0.06% $37.73 $40.13 $83,470 2.8 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 150 0.03% $45.51 $48.69 $101,280 3.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 180 0.04% $39.67 $40.16 $83,540 2.4 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,560 0.35% $38.06 $40.72 $84,700 2.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 120 0.03% $45.86 $45.79 $95,230 2.2 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 30 0.01% $35.02 $37.98 $79,000 3.5 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 40 0.01% $44.50 $46.91 $97,570 4.7 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 860 0.19% $41.46 $41.68 $86,690 2.0 %
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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 13,580 3.07% $26.52 $27.25 $56,690 1.6 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 840 0.19% $24.08 $24.78 $51,550 1.6 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 180 0.04% $26.20 $27.53 $57,270 1.3 %
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists 30 0.01% $28.07 $28.34 $58,960 3.1 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 340 0.08% $21.07 $22.05 $45,870 1.7 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 360 0.08% $21.94 $22.78 $47,380 2.9 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists (8) (8) $27.32 $27.68 $57,570 1.6 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 500 0.11% $27.10 $28.01 $58,250 1.8 %
13-1081 Logisticians 430 0.10% $22.64 $23.66 $49,200 1.6 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 1,510 0.34% $25.75 $27.03 $56,220 2.4 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 4,640 1.05% $28.09 $28.65 $59,600 1.7 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,160 0.26% $25.33 $26.18 $54,450 1.5 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 170 0.04% $27.29 $27.62 $57,450 1.4 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 710 0.16% $27.45 $28.34 $58,940 3.6 %
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Computer and Mathematical 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 4,270 0.97% $31.71 $31.38 $65,280 1.4 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 870 0.20% $32.57 $32.39 $67,370 1.3 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 700 0.16% $18.84 $19.43 $40,400 1.4 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 320 0.07% $31.78 $31.64 $65,810 2.2 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 310 0.07% $30.55 $31.52 $65,560 5.2 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 500 0.11% $33.01 $33.71 $70,110 1.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 290 0.07% $31.34 $31.31 $65,130 1.2 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 50 0.01% $32.60 $32.62 $67,860 1.6 %
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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 2,110 0.48% $32.56 $32.82 $68,270 1.4 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 400 0.09% $33.38 $34.29 $71,310 2.3 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 100 0.02% $27.65 $28.72 $59,730 3.0 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 40 0.01% $32.45 $33.44 $69,560 2.1 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 860 0.19% $34.05 $34.86 $72,520 1.9 %
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 290 0.07% $31.52 $30.41 $63,260 1.8 %
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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 490 0.11% $28.16 $29.37 $61,090 2.1 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 300 0.07% $30.31 $30.33 $63,100 1.7 %
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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 270 0.06% $52.83 $51.66 $107,460 3.9 %
23-1011 Lawyers 180 0.04% $65.01 $67.55 $140,500 4.4 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 80 0.02% $21.35 $22.21 $46,200 1.4 %
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Education, Training, and Library 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)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 160 0.04% $30.09 $30.93 $64,340 4.6 %
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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 1,020 0.23% $20.39 $21.69 $45,110 3.2 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 320 0.07% $22.32 $23.72 $49,340 4.2 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 200 0.05% $23.01 $23.40 $48,670 2.2 %
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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 240 0.05% $26.45 $28.52 $59,310 1.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 80 0.02% $24.69 $24.58 $51,120 1.6 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 100 0.02% $28.39 $28.48 $59,230 1.2 %
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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 (8) (8) $18.30 $18.29 $38,050 2.3 %
33-9032 Security Guards 270 0.06% $11.77 $14.43 $30,020 2.5 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 30 0.01% (8) (8) (8) (8)
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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 600 0.14% $13.79 $13.93 $28,970 4.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 580 0.13% $13.54 $13.42 $27,910 4.4 %
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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 105,380 23.85% $23.84 $25.76 $53,580 3.2 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 930 0.21% $20.08 $20.97 $43,610 2.4 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 8,610 1.95% $15.75 $14.75 $30,680 2.8 %
39-6031 Flight Attendants 92,720 20.99% (4) (4) (9) (9)
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 2,890 0.65% $10.65 $11.03 $22,940 2.6 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 110 0.02% $10.85 $13.27 $27,600 8.1 %
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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 3,430 0.78% $21.76 $22.76 $47,330 2.0 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 70 0.02% $30.12 $29.70 $61,770 1.3 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 340 0.08% $28.68 $30.15 $62,720 4.5 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 350 0.08% $14.13 $15.66 $32,560 7.0 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 2,280 0.52% $22.31 $23.04 $47,920 2.4 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 150 0.03% $22.71 $23.30 $48,470 4.4 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 160 0.04% $17.32 $18.78 $39,070 3.9 %
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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 153,330 34.71% $16.34 $16.64 $34,610 0.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 10,540 2.39% $23.08 $23.90 $49,710 1.5 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 70 0.02% $17.76 $17.55 $36,500 2.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 170 0.04% $15.04 $15.33 $31,880 3.0 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,990 0.45% $14.93 $15.32 $31,860 1.5 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (8) (8) $15.11 $15.93 $33,130 1.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks (8) (8) $16.04 $16.42 $34,150 3.2 %
43-3071 Tellers 270 0.06% $12.98 $13.51 $28,090 1.4 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 7,750 1.75% $13.68 $14.70 $30,580 2.5 %
43-4071 File Clerks 150 0.03% $14.50 $15.23 $31,680 1.8 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 140 0.03% $11.06 $11.62 $24,170 2.6 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 420 0.10% $15.51 $16.10 $33,480 1.8 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 60 0.01% $13.05 $13.93 $28,970 2.1 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 96,360 21.81% $15.79 $15.89 $33,060 0.9 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 230 0.05% $19.46 $18.54 $38,570 2.1 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 18,980 4.30% $18.43 $17.21 $35,800 1.5 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 70 0.02% $10.30 $10.59 $22,030 5.2 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,100 0.25% $19.12 $22.54 $46,880 4.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 2,690 0.61% $17.99 $19.21 $39,950 3.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 200 0.05% $13.59 $14.16 $29,450 2.0 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4,460 1.01% $18.58 $17.46 $36,320 2.0 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 110 0.02% $16.62 $16.32 $33,950 3.5 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,800 0.41% $17.13 $18.10 $37,650 1.9 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 780 0.18% $14.31 $14.58 $30,330 2.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 40 0.01% $15.74 $15.47 $32,180 2.2 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 80 0.02% $12.37 $11.92 $24,800 6.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 2,440 0.55% $13.37 $13.59 $28,270 0.9 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 40 0.01% $16.12 $16.27 $33,840 1.7 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 30 0.01% $17.87 $18.53 $38,530 1.9 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other (8) (8) $12.49 $13.32 $27,710 2.3 %
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Construction and Extraction 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)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 80 0.02% $21.72 $23.07 $47,990 5.1 %
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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 43,660 9.88% $27.28 $27.59 $57,390 2.3 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 4,140 0.94% $28.21 $29.82 $62,020 2.9 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 1,560 0.35% $27.27 $27.18 $56,530 2.5 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 31,050 7.03% $27.46 $27.92 $58,080 2.6 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 5,230 1.18% $25.99 $25.21 $52,440 2.9 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 50 0.01% $13.06 $13.63 $28,340 5.3 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 90 0.02% $15.39 $15.23 $31,680 4.0 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 470 0.11% $25.74 $24.60 $51,170 3.0 %
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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 1,370 0.31% $27.59 $27.60 $57,400 4.9 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 50 0.01% $30.94 $30.49 $63,420 3.7 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 40 0.01% $18.38 $19.32 $40,180 1.9 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 180 0.04% $23.44 $25.42 $52,870 6.3 %
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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 103,240 23.37% $39.90 $51.77 $107,680 4.1 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 1,460 0.33% $21.52 $23.36 $48,580 4.5 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 550 0.12% $21.14 $22.39 $46,560 2.3 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 670 0.15% $28.53 $31.66 $65,860 5.3 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 64,360 14.57% (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 1,450 0.33% (4) (4) $81,060 17.9 %
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 810 0.18% $17.49 $20.22 $42,050 10.0 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 250 0.06% $14.02 $13.95 $29,010 4.2 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 1,220 0.28% $32.52 $32.05 $66,660 2.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 3,280 0.74% $14.12 $14.13 $29,390 3.3 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8,480 1.92% $10.88 $11.87 $24,690 1.7 %

About May 2006 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. Data are being corrected and revised wage estimates will be posted as soon as possible.




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