Transit and Railroad Police

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
13%
risk level
POLLING
49%
Based on 21 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
3.2%
by year 2032
WAGES
$72,250
or $34.73 per hour
Volume
2,360
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.2/10

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Automation risk

13% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

49% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 13% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Transit and Railroad Police will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Transit and Railroad Police' job openings is expected to rise 3.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Transit and Railroad Police' was $72,250, or $34 per hour

'Transit and Railroad Police' were paid 50.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 2,360 people employed as 'Transit and Railroad Police' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 64 thousand people are employed as 'Transit and Railroad Police'.

Job description

Protect and police railroad and transit property, employees, or passengers.

SOC Code: 33-3052.00

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Comments

Khan (Low) says
Why would they be some more likely to be replaced than normal police?
Apr 07, 2020 at 05:59 PM

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