Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Transportation Attendants: Career and Salary Information
Transportation Attendants (Except Flight Attendants)
What They Do
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. Excludes Baggage Porters and Bellhops.
Transportation attendant Salaries
- 2014 employment: 16,500
- May 2015 median annual wage: $25,930
Job Outlook for Transportation attendants
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 1,000
- Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)
How to Become a Transportation attendant
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.