Transportation Inspectors

3.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
88%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$78,400
or $37.69 hourly
VOLUME
27,360
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 88% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Transportation Inspectors' job openings is expected to rise 4.6% by 2030
'Transportation Inspectors' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Transportation Inspectors' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Transportation Inspectors' was $78,400, or $37.69 hourly
'Transportation Inspectors' are paid 86.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 27,360 people employed as Transportation Inspectors.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Inspect equipment or goods in connection with the safe transport of cargo or people. Includes rail transportation inspectors, such as freight inspectors, rail inspectors, and other inspectors of transportation vehicles not elsewhere classified.

SOC Code: 53-6051.00

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