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Train Operations Manager Demographics in the US

The average employee age for train operations managers is 44 years. The train operations manager workforce reached a whopping 161,214 in 2020!

Among train operations managers, we discovered that 29.9% of them are women, while 64.5% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among train operations managers is White, which makes up 73.0% of all train operations managers. Comparatively, there are 12.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.0% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of train operations managers are located in NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Train Operations Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 161,214 train operations managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 29.9% of all train operations managers are women, while only 64.5% are men.
  • The average age of an employed train operations manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of train operations managers is White (73.0%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12.8%) and Asian (6.0%).
  • The majority of train operations managers are located in NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.
  • Train operations managers are most in-demand in Denver, CO.
  • Train operations managers are paid an average annual salary of $53,657.
  • The retail industry is the highest-paying for train operations managers.
  • Santa Clara, CA pays an annual average wage of $73,516, the highest in the US.
  • Train operations managers average starting salary is $34,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 91% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid train operations managers earn as much as $83,000 or more.
  • 18% of all train operations managers are LGBT.
  • Rhode Island is the best state for train operations managers to live.
  • Train operations managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Train Operations Manager Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among train operations managers is White, which makes up 73.0% of all train operations managers. Comparatively, there are 12.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.0% of the Asian ethnicity.

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  • White, 73.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.7%
  • Asian, 6.0%
  • Black or African American, 5.6%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Train Operations Managers

The chart below shows that 59.4% of train operations managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 10.1% and French is the third-most popular at 8.7%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 59.4%
  • German, 10.1%
  • French, 8.7%
  • Russian, 4.3%
  • Korean, 2.9%
  • Other, 14.6%

Types of Train Operations Manager Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for train operations managers. The most common degree for train operations managers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 56% of train operations managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 15% and rounding it off is master's degree with 11%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 56%
  • Associate degree, 15%
  • Masters degree, 11%
  • High School Diploma degree, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 14%

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Train Operations Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ train operations managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most train operations managers is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire train operations managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Train Operations Manager Work In

Employees with the train operations manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most train operations managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Government

Private

Public

Education

Top Industries Hiring Train Operations Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ train operations managers. Those industries include retail, hospitality and technology.

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Fortune 500

Retail

Hospitality

Technology

Manufacturing

Train Operations Manager Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as train operations managers. Keep reading to find out what the results for train operations managers were.

Train Operations Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among train operations managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Train Operations Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the train operations manager position over time.

Male
Female
76%
73%
71%
68%
66%
63%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Train Operations Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of train operations managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Train Operations Manager Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of train operations managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Train Operations Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,320 train operations managers resumes, we figured out that the average train operations manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Train Operations Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of train operations manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of train operations managers is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Train Operations Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, general superintendent and director of plant operations have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Administrative Assistant To General Manager11%85%
Manager Stylist13%83%
Alteration Manager15%82%
Train Operations Manager64%30%
District Commercial Superintendent90%2%
Director Of Plant Operations93%4%
General Superintendent94%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
General Superintendent
Director Of Plant Operations
District Commercial Superintendent
Train Operations Manager
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Train Operations Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to train operations managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Plant Engineering Manager15.08%
Train Operations Manager17.88%
State Board Of Nursing Executive Secretary18.57%
Director Of Front Office21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Assistant Director Of Nursing28.57%
Director Of Outreach29.21%

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Train Operations Manager Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$64,934
female-income
Female Income
$59,238

Train Operations Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$70,449
$67,739
$65,029
$62,319
$59,609
$56,899
$54,190
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Train Operations Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$63,939
Some College/ Associate Degree$67,739
Bachelor's Degree$74,443
Master's Degree$87,203

Train Operations Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$94,286
$87,203
$80,120
$73,037
$65,954
$58,871
$51,788
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Train Operations Manager Heatmaps

Where Do Train Operations Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where train operations managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Where Are Train Operations Managers Located?

By looking through more than 2,320 resumes, we found that the most popular places for train operations managers are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Train Operations Managers

Where Are Train Operations Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country train operations managers are in the most demand.

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