Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 488200 - Support Activities for Rail 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 488200 - Support Activities for Rail Transportation.

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NAICS 488200 - Support Activities for Rail Transportation is part of: NAICS 488000 - Support Activities for Transportation.

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NAICS 488200 - Support Activities for Rail Transportation

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 33,350 3.7% 100.00% $18.48 $21.00 $43,680 1.4%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 1,420 7.1% 4.24% $39.14 $46.62 $96,960 3.2%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 960 5.7% 2.88% $40.54 $48.72 $101,340 4.1%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 930 5.7% 2.80% $40.15 $47.64 $99,080 4.1%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 40 22.9% 0.13% $42.16 $45.84 $95,340 11.1%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 40 22.9% 0.13% $42.16 $45.84 $95,340 11.1%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 380 20.5% 1.15% $37.48 $42.25 $87,880 3.5%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 40 15.5% 0.12% $39.62 $40.36 $83,950 4.1%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 250 16.7% 0.74% $36.72 $40.52 $84,280 3.7%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 430 8.7% 1.29% $28.66 $30.45 $63,340 2.8%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 300 9.5% 0.90% $28.22 $29.65 $61,660 2.8%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 80 14.1% 0.24% $28.65 $29.96 $62,320 5.3%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products detail 80 14.1% 0.24% $28.65 $29.96 $62,320 5.3%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 40 34.8% 0.11% $23.40 $24.31 $50,570 7.6%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 40 34.8% 0.11% $23.40 $24.31 $50,570 7.6%
13-1081 Logisticians detail 50 10.6% 0.15% $26.62 $26.69 $55,510 4.1%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 40 21.5% 0.13% $32.57 $35.14 $73,090 8.1%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 130 18.3% 0.39% $29.57 $32.29 $67,150 4.6%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 130 18.3% 0.39% $29.57 $32.29 $67,150 4.6%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 90 29.3% 0.28% $34.82 $37.51 $78,020 6.1%
17-2000 Engineers minor 90 29.3% 0.26% $35.96 $38.39 $79,850 6.5%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 70 35.2% 0.22% $33.29 $36.91 $76,770 7.9%
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors detail 60 40.3% 0.18% $36.71 $38.44 $79,950 8.8%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 130 22.5% 0.40% $12.74 $14.74 $30,660 7.5%
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 130 22.5% 0.40% $12.74 $14.74 $30,660 7.5%
33-9030 Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers broad 130 22.5% 0.40% $12.74 $14.74 $30,660 7.5%
33-9032 Security Guards detail 130 22.5% 0.40% $12.74 $14.74 $30,660 7.5%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 110 14.2% 0.32% $12.43 $13.23 $27,510 4.4%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 60 20.1% 0.17% $10.94 $11.74 $24,410 4.8%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 60 20.1% 0.17% $10.94 $11.74 $24,410 4.8%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 60 20.1% 0.17% $10.94 $11.74 $24,410 4.8%
37-3010 Grounds Maintenance Workers broad 40 22.2% 0.12% $13.60 $13.75 $28,600 7.1%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 160 23.2% 0.48% $30.52 $32.76 $68,140 4.4%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 130 24.6% 0.39% $29.75 $32.06 $66,680 5.5%
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other detail 130 25.0% 0.39% $29.73 $32.09 $66,740 5.6%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 2,730 6.2% 8.19% $16.32 $17.55 $36,510 1.9%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 110 12.6% 0.33% $23.61 $25.98 $54,050 5.0%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 400 13.8% 1.19% $18.65 $18.71 $38,920 2.5%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 200 22.8% 0.61% $18.92 $18.64 $38,770 3.3%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 140 12.9% 0.42% $18.18 $18.94 $39,380 4.8%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 50 23.9% 0.15% $18.33 $18.29 $38,050 3.1%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 170 12.5% 0.50% $16.48 $18.66 $38,810 7.9%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 90 13.7% 0.27% $18.23 $21.84 $45,420 10.7%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 40 16.8% 0.12% $13.58 $13.56 $28,210 3.8%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 810 19.6% 2.44% $15.76 $17.29 $35,970 3.8%
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents detail 100 32.2% 0.31% $19.21 $20.27 $42,150 10.7%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 100 34.7% 0.31% $24.40 $21.63 $44,990 9.2%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 100 34.7% 0.31% $24.40 $21.63 $44,990 9.2%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 110 15.9% 0.33% $18.35 $19.60 $40,760 6.6%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 370 40.0% 1.11% $14.78 $15.40 $32,040 1.8%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 70 25.4% 0.20% $12.95 $14.75 $30,670 7.9%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping detail 60 26.6% 0.19% $13.82 $15.12 $31,440 10.3%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 430 10.0% 1.30% $17.52 $17.99 $37,430 2.8%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 60 12.4% 0.17% $23.82 $24.37 $50,700 5.0%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 380 11.4% 1.13% $16.98 $17.01 $35,370 3.0%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 810 12.9% 2.43% $14.29 $15.62 $32,490 3.6%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 760 13.6% 2.26% $14.23 $15.63 $32,510 3.9%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 870 17.3% 2.60% $22.49 $22.34 $46,480 3.5%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 80 31.0% 0.25% $26.76 $28.25 $58,760 3.9%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 460 25.0% 1.37% $24.51 $23.64 $49,170 4.2%
47-2061 Construction Laborers detail (8) (8) (8) $14.66 $17.84 $37,110 7.9%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad 310 27.5% 0.92% $25.98 $25.04 $52,080 4.6%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 290 28.5% 0.88% $25.81 $24.70 $51,370 4.9%
47-2111 Electricians detail 60 14.3% 0.19% $22.64 $24.09 $50,100 3.9%
47-4000 Other Construction and Related Workers minor 330 20.9% 0.98% $17.75 $19.03 $39,590 6.8%
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators detail 330 20.9% 0.98% $17.75 $19.03 $39,590 6.8%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 8,790 6.4% 26.36% $19.46 $21.53 $44,780 2.9%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 690 8.5% 2.06% $27.77 $30.51 $63,470 4.4%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 6,300 8.1% 18.88% $19.30 $21.11 $43,900 4.0%
49-3020 Automotive Technicians and Repairers broad 30 39.3% 0.10% $20.78 $21.02 $43,710 3.0%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 380 21.8% 1.13% $20.86 $21.94 $45,640 5.1%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 5,890 8.6% 17.65% $19.18 $21.05 $43,790 4.1%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 160 26.1% 0.49% $19.24 $21.03 $43,740 7.9%
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers detail 5,720 8.8% 17.16% $19.18 $21.05 $43,790 4.3%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 1,780 10.5% 5.35% $17.56 $19.57 $40,700 4.6%
49-9010 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers broad 60 45.9% 0.18% $21.17 $22.85 $47,530 7.9%
49-9040 Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers broad 130 22.5% 0.40% (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics detail 80 31.4% 0.25% (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery detail 50 29.6% 0.15% $22.02 $22.41 $46,620 3.2%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 950 18.4% 2.86% $16.96 $19.23 $39,990 8.1%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 630 14.2% 1.88% $17.01 $18.79 $39,090 5.5%
49-9097 Signal and Track Switch Repairers detail 310 19.9% 0.94% $23.13 $23.16 $48,180 5.1%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers detail 310 20.2% 0.94% $13.54 $14.41 $29,970 4.0%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 2,350 12.7% 7.04% $18.98 $20.06 $41,730 2.1%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 280 24.9% 0.83% $27.69 $28.20 $58,650 3.3%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 1,020 14.2% 3.05% $18.40 $18.69 $38,870 2.2%
51-4030 Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic broad 40 28.6% 0.12% $17.39 $17.60 $36,610 2.8%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 960 14.9% 2.88% $18.58 $18.82 $39,140 2.3%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 960 14.9% 2.88% $18.58 $18.82 $39,140 2.3%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 1,010 14.0% 3.02% $18.16 $19.18 $39,900 2.7%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail 430 19.7% 1.29% $17.68 $18.70 $38,890 3.6%
51-9120 Painting Workers broad 520 18.1% 1.56% $19.11 $20.38 $42,390 3.3%
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 40 25.2% 0.12% $17.21 $18.02 $37,470 8.2%
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment detail 480 19.5% 1.43% $19.31 $20.58 $42,810 3.5%
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers broad 60 44.1% 0.18% $11.91 $12.05 $25,070 5.7%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 16,150 5.5% 48.42% $17.49 $18.85 $39,210 1.6%
53-1000 Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers minor 1,470 5.5% 4.41% $24.95 $26.19 $54,480 4.0%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand detail 510 12.0% 1.52% $22.00 $23.32 $48,500 4.7%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators detail 940 6.9% 2.83% $26.18 $27.65 $57,510 4.9%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 1,900 15.1% 5.70% $17.98 $18.61 $38,700 3.0%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 870 15.6% 2.62% $18.55 $19.39 $40,320 3.0%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 870 15.6% 2.62% $18.55 $19.39 $40,340 3.0%
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs detail 310 36.5% 0.94% $13.09 $15.39 $32,020 15.7%
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other detail 710 25.4% 2.14% $18.49 $19.06 $39,650 6.2%
53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers minor 4,890 9.3% 14.66% $17.80 $18.28 $38,020 2.3%
53-4010 Locomotive Engineers and Operators broad 2,480 15.8% 7.42% $18.60 $18.70 $38,900 3.9%
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers detail 500 22.3% 1.50% $22.20 $23.53 $48,940 4.4%
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers detail 1,970 19.0% 5.92% $17.71 $17.48 $36,360 4.6%
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators detail 1,450 9.7% 4.34% $17.38 $18.02 $37,480 2.6%
53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters detail 320 14.4% 0.95% $18.67 $19.43 $40,420 2.9%
53-4099 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other detail 650 21.8% 1.95% $16.03 $16.66 $34,660 4.4%
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers minor 500 24.0% 1.51% $28.29 $29.86 $62,100 7.5%
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors detail 500 24.3% 1.49% $28.60 $29.94 $62,270 7.6%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 7,370 6.5% 22.10% $15.45 $17.07 $35,510 2.4%
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders detail (8) (8) (8) $13.78 $14.70 $30,570 4.1%
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators detail 970 22.2% 2.91% $21.44 $22.42 $46,640 4.7%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 1,250 13.1% 3.75% $15.05 $16.40 $34,110 5.3%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand broad 3,650 8.0% 10.94% $13.91 $15.44 $32,110 3.6%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment detail 800 15.3% 2.39% $11.80 $13.46 $28,000 5.9%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 2,850 9.9% 8.54% $14.52 $15.99 $33,260 4.1%
53-7070 Pumping Station Operators broad 150 7.6% 0.45% $28.37 $28.01 $58,250 4.6%
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers detail 150 7.6% 0.45% $28.37 $28.01 $58,250 4.6%
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders detail 1,050 29.5% 3.14% $15.70 $17.09 $35,550 6.9%
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other detail 140 14.6% 0.42% $16.65 $17.69 $36,790 4.7%

About May 2015 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 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.

(8) Estimate not released.




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