Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
265k
Average Age
43.1
Average Salary
$55,190
Average Male Salary
$58,048
Average Female Salary
$45,361

About

Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are most often employed by the Couriers & messengers industry. The average yearly wage for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers was $55,190 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers by wage are Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Graphic designers, and Production, planning, & expediting clerks.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are Louisville/Jefferson County (South Central) PUMA, KY, Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale PUMA, NY, and Hesperia City & Apple Valley Town PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are White, Jackson, Prairie & Woodruff Counties PUMA, AR, Pennyrile Area Development District (North) PUMA, KY, and Louisville/Jefferson County (South Central) PUMA, KY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Couriers & messengers is the industry that employs the most Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, by average wage, is Motion pictures & video industries. Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are paid most in Franklin Park Borough & Allison Park PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in White, Jackson, Prairie & Woodruff Counties PUMA, AR.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,190
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,936

In 2020, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers earned an average of $55,190, $764 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks make somewhat more than Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers while Graphic designers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.323
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.323, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, by average wage, are Motion pictures & video industries, Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing, and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

265k
2020 Workforce
± 12,627
6.39%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.43%

The number of people employed as Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers has been growing at a rate of 6.39%, from 249,066 people in 2019 to 264,986 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers employed by various industries. Couriers & messengers employs the largest share of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers at  11.9%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 9.55% and Warehousing & storage with 9.45%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers in the US. The average age of male Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers in the workforce is 43.2 and of female Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is 42.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

205k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 11,116
59.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,997

77.5% of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

58% of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 16.4% of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Age by Sex

43.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.693
42.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.25

The median age of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is 43.1, and Male employees are generally 0.408 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is Business but a relatively high number of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers hold a major in Transportation.

Majors

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