Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Transportation Inspectors (53-6051)

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. Excludes Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 194 193 -0.52 6 14 20
United States 30700 31900 0.0 1000 2200 3300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 39.10 17.10 26.24 37.69 51.54 63.80
Alaska 52.37 35.36 41.24 53.63 62.14 71.49

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.