Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

General Information

Description

Provide services to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers aboard ships, buses, trains, or within the station or terminal. Perform duties such as greeting passengers, explaining the use of safety equipment, serving meals or beverages, or answering questions related to travel.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Support Activities for Air Transportation
  • Rail Transportation
  • Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$35,200

State-by-state Salary

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$54,200
$18,380
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 82%
  • Less than high school 15%
  • Post-secondary certificate 2%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Transportation
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Psychology

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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