Transportation Supervisor Statistics in the US

The average employee age for transportation supervisors is 44 years. The transportation supervisor workforce reached a whopping 8,447 in 2020!

Among transportation supervisors, we discovered that 24.3% of them are women, while 71.9% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among transportation supervisors is White, which makes up 62.2% of all transportation supervisors. Comparatively, there are 16.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 13.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of transportation supervisors are located in GA, Atlanta and TX, Houston.

Transportation supervisors are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, transportation supervisors are more likely to find a job in the retail industry. Looking at transportation supervisor statistics, we found was that Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Delaware and California are where transportation supervisors find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about transportation supervisor demographics? We analyzed 5,719 transportation supervisors resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Transportation Supervisor Diversity

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

Transportation Supervisor Gender Ratio

Among transportation supervisors, 24.3% of them are women compared to 71.9% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 71.9%
  • Female, 24.3%
  • Unknown, 3.8%

Transportation Supervisor Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among transportation supervisors is White, which makes up 62.2% of all transportation supervisors. Comparatively, there are 16.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 13.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 62.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 16.6%
  • Black or African American, 13.0%
  • Asian, 5.4%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Transportation Supervisors

The chart below shows that 65.5% of transportation supervisors speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 12.9% and German is the third-most popular at 2.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 65.5%
  • Carrier, 12.9%
  • German, 2.6%
  • French, 2.6%
  • Portuguese, 1.7%
  • Other, 14.7%

Transportation Supervisor 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 transportation supervisors.

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

Transportation Supervisor Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the transportation supervisor position over time.

Male
Female
86%
83%
80%
76%
73%
70%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Transportation Supervisor 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 transportation supervisors changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of transportation supervisors based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Transportation Supervisor

By looking over 5,719 transportation supervisors resumes, we figured out that the average transportation supervisor enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 30%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Transportation Supervisor Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of transportation supervisor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of transportation supervisors is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Transportation Supervisors with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, yard foreman and warehouse manager/driver have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Move Coordinator29%66%
Transportation Supervisor72%24%
Warehouse Foreman89%7%
Warehouse Manager/Driver90%5%
Yard Foreman93%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Yard Foreman
Warehouse Manager/Driver
Warehouse Foreman
Transportation Supervisor
Move Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Transportation Supervisors 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 transportation supervisors.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Pick Up And Delivery Driver6.99%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Bus Aide7.91%
Switchman8.61%
Warehouseman8.85%
Transportation Supervisor12.00%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Transportation Supervisor?

male-income
Male Income
$42,004
female-income
Female Income
$38,106

Transportation Supervisor Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$45,584
$43,964
$42,344
$40,724
$39,104
$37,484
$35,864
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Transportation Supervisor 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$43,964
Some College/ Associate Degree$44,893
Bachelor's Degree$49,163
Master's Degree$54,039

Transportation Supervisor 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
$57,219
$54,039
$50,859
$47,679
$44,498
$41,318
$38,138
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Transportation Supervisor Heatmaps

Where Do Transportation Supervisors Earn The Most?

The map here shows where transportation supervisors earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Transportation Supervisors Located?

By looking through more than 5,719 resumes, we found that the most popular places for transportation supervisors are GA, Atlanta and TX, Houston.

Number of Transportation Supervisors

Where Are Transportation Supervisors In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country transportation supervisors are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Transportation Supervisor Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire transportation supervisors.

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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 Transportation Supervisor Work In

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

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Government

Private

Public

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ transportation supervisors. Those industries include retail, transportation and manufacturing.

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Retail

Fortune 500

Transportation

Manufacturing

Health Care

Transportation Supervisor Jobs