Click for next page ( 187


The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement



Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 186
APPENDIX G Bureau of Labor Statistics Selected Wage Data, May 2006 Table G-1. Definitions of Jobs Standard Occupational Classification System. 53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit, and Intercity Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets. 53-3022 Bus Drivers, School Transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting. 43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress. 49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, buses, and all types of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile diesel engines. 53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers. 43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers Supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers. Source: http://www.bls.gov/soc/home.htm. 186

OCR for page 186
Bureau of Labor Statistics Selected Wage Data, May 2006 187 Table G-2. Bus drivers, transit and inter- city driver wages. Hourly Mean Hourly Median State Wage Wage Alabama 9.50 7.76 Alaska 15.90 13.98 Arizona 12.91 12.70 Arkansas 11.21 10.19 California 17.51 16.88 Colorado 14.27 14.10 Connecticut 13.52 12.92 Florida 12.77 11.45 Georgia 13.07 13.46 Hawaii 16.40 16.31 Idaho 12.31 10.96 Indiana 12.59 12.52 Iowa 11.61 10.69 Kansas 10.87 10.57 Kentucky 14.20 15.04 Maine 15.20 14.48 Maryland 17.29 16.50 Massachusetts 14.66 14.10 Michigan 14.09 14.06 Minnesota 15.46 15.43 Mississippi 9.07 8.71 Montana 12.29 12.16 Nebraska 13.90 12.31 Nevada 13.66 13.41 New Hampshire 14.84 15.16 New Jersey 15.55 14.86 New Mexico 12.58 11.73 New York 20.30 21.08 North Carolina 12.59 12.04 North Dakota 11.67 10.41 Ohio 17.50 18.43 Oklahoma 11.92 11.57 Pennsylvania 14.12 13.02 Rhode Island 16.85 15.49 South Carolina 9.94 8.79 South Dakota 11.01 10.60 Tennessee 12.54 10.98 Texas 14.53 15.33 Utah 14.17 14.83 Vermont 13.42 12.99 Virginia 12.95 12.52 Washington 19.32 19.66 West Virginia 11.45 10.64 Wisconsin 15.83 16.68 Wyoming 12.76 11.45 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006.

OCR for page 186
188 Employee Compensation Guidelines for Transit Providers in Rural and Small Urban Areas Table G-3. School bus driver wage. Hourly Mean Hourly Median State Wage Wage Alabama 6.84 6.42 Alaska 16.32 14.22 Arizona 10.69 10.88 Arkansas 8.87 8.76 California 14.71 14.36 Colorado 13.67 13.47 Connecticut 13.19 12.89 Delaware 11.59 12.27 Florida 11.82 11.45 Georgia 8.47 7.05 Hawaii 13.95 14.41 Illinois 12.62 12.37 Indiana 13.39 12.53 Iowa 12.40 12.54 Kansas 11.13 10.84 Kentucky 12.71 12.67 Louisiana 7.20 6.90 Maine 12.84 12.64 Maryland 13.03 12.72 Massachusetts 14.28 14.35 Michigan 14.14 14.69 Minnesota 13.71 13.77 Mississippi 7.51 6.68 Missouri 11.34 11.46 Montana 12.29 11.81 Nebraska 11.61 11.63 Nevada 14.15 14.28 New Hampshire 11.77 11.79 New Jersey 13.35 13.07 New Mexico 9.36 9.28 New York 15.05 14.70 North Carolina 10.73 10.75 North Dakota 14.16 13.13 Ohio 12.98 13.22 Oklahoma 8.41 7.80 Oregon 12.58 12.55 Pennsylvania 10.93 10.85 Rhode Island 12.54 12.57 South Dakota 11.38 11.22 Tennessee 8.58 7.27 Texas 9.91 9.49 Utah 13.08 13.43 Vermont 13.12 12.80 Virginia 12.07 11.57 West Virginia 10.15 10.14 Wisconsin 11.79 11.52 Wyoming 10.36 10.15 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006.

OCR for page 186
Bureau of Labor Statistics Selected Wage Data, May 2006 189 Table G-4. Dispatchers (except police, fire, and ambulance) wages. Hourly Mean Hourly Median State Wage Wage Alabama 15.21 14.17 Alaska 20.41 18.82 Arizona 15.63 14.73 Arkansas 15.91 14.83 California 17.51 16.34 Colorado 16.72 15.90 Connecticut 17.64 16.41 Delaware 16.52 15.09 District of Columbia 16.31 16.21 Florida 15.01 13.95 Georgia 16.10 15.93 Hawaii 15.63 14.37 Idaho 15.91 14.70 Illinois 17.97 16.88 Indiana 16.15 15.23 Iowa 15.43 15.04 Kansas 16.24 15.06 Kentucky 15.29 14.67 Louisiana 15.26 13.91 Maine 16.22 15.05 Maryland 16.51 15.57 Massachusetts 19.22 17.48 Michigan 17.64 16.94 Minnesota 18.74 17.69 Mississippi 14.07 12.83 Missouri 15.68 14.28 Montana 15.12 13.82 Nebraska 17.39 15.77 Nevada 15.25 13.95 New Hampshire 15.85 15.42 New Jersey 18.46 17.91 New Mexico 15.19 14.46 New York 16.08 14.56 North Carolina 15.38 14.84 North Dakota 16.20 16.34 Ohio 16.57 15.82 Oklahoma 15.04 13.90 Oregon 16.71 15.42 Pennsylvania 16.54 15.19 Rhode Island 15.70 14.26 South Carolina 15.29 14.12 South Dakota 12.93 12.28 Tennessee 16.13 15.76 Texas 16.49 15.06 Utah 15.86 15.27 Vermont 16.70 16.14 Virginia 16.14 15.21 Washington 19.21 18.28 West Virginia 13.80 12.75 Wisconsin 16.79 16.09 Wyoming 17.18 16.19 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

OCR for page 186
190 Employee Compensation Guidelines for Transit Providers in Rural and Small Urban Areas Table G-5. Bus and truck mechanics (diesel engine specialists) wages. Hourly Mean Hourly Median State Wage Wage Alabama 15.95 15.56 Alaska 24.41 23.57 Arizona 17.64 17.19 Arkansas 16.02 15.65 California 20.72 20.46 Colorado 19.91 19.49 Connecticut 21.57 21.13 Delaware 20.39 20.20 District of Columbia 20.92 20.99 Florida 17.78 17.28 Georgia 18.59 18.25 Hawaii 20.88 20.59 Idaho 16.53 16.26 Illinois 19.82 19.84 Indiana 17.83 17.45 Iowa 16.38 16.18 Kansas 16.92 16.47 Kentucky 16.13 15.74 Louisiana 16.03 15.46 Maine 16.25 15.85 Maryland 20.44 20.3 Massachusetts 21.41 20.95 Michigan 19.69 19.24 Minnesota 18.94 18.94 Mississippi 15.12 14.43 Missouri 17.57 17.53 Montana 16.99 16.11 Nebraska 18.93 18.75 Nevada 20.49 20.41 New Hampshire 19.15 18.88 New Jersey 21.38 21.13 New Mexico 16.78 15.97 New York 21.04 21.48 North Carolina 17.49 17.11 North Dakota 16.88 16.67 Ohio 17.68 17.38 Oklahoma 15.71 15.58 Oregon 18.82 18.94 Pennsylvania 17.60 17.40 Rhode Island 19.99 20.02 South Carolina 16.27 15.66 South Dakota 15.31 15.11 Tennessee 16.66 16.64 Texas 16.35 16.14 Utah 18.39 18.86 Vermont 16.91 16.51 Virginia 17.95 17.61 Washington 20.61 20.46 West Virginia 14.53 13.61 Wisconsin 18.32 18.11 Wyoming 19.62 19.84 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006.

OCR for page 186
Bureau of Labor Statistics Selected Wage Data, May 2006 191 Table G-6. First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators wages. Area Name Hourly Mean Wage Hourly Median Wage Alabama 22.25 21.23 Alaska 31.48 28.96 Arizona 24.34 23.29 Arkansas 21.37 20.26 California 25.76 24.65 Colorado 24.31 23.28 Connecticut 25.76 25.02 Delaware 24.38 24.23 District of Columbia 21.87 15.04 Florida 24.76 22.87 Georgia 23.32 21.72 Idaho 20.22 18.72 Illinois 25.99 25.45 Indiana 24.23 22.53 Iowa 22.59 21.69 Kansas 22.29 20.84 Kentucky 21.91 20.53 Louisiana 23.25 21.67 Maine 22.22 21.17 Maryland 24.41 23.46 Massachusetts 26.73 25.58 Michigan 25.81 24.16 Minnesota 22.61 22.04 Mississippi 21.03 19.10 Missouri 25.03 24.19 Montana 22.11 20.57 Nebraska 24.83 24.21 Nevada 23.69 22.36 New Hampshire 23.62 22.51 New Jersey 27.24 26.30 New Mexico 24.05 22.38 New York 26.88 26.38 North Carolina 21.99 20.89 North Dakota 23.83 21.70 Ohio 24.59 23.14 Oklahoma 22.65 20.27 Oregon 23.30 22.33 Pennsylvania 24.15 22.93 South Carolina 22.18 21.39 South Dakota 22.73 22.01 Tennessee 23.88 20.80 Texas 23.53 22.30 Utah 24.26 23.16 Vermont 25.42 24.50 Washington 27.79 26.80 West Virginia 21.97 20.24 Wisconsin 25.01 23.33 Wyoming 23.46 21.68 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

OCR for page 186
192 Employee Compensation Guidelines for Transit Providers in Rural and Small Urban Areas Table G-7. First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers wages. State Hourly Mean Wage Hourly Median Wage Alabama 19.75 18.02 Alaska 23.05 21.64 Arizona 22.37 20.38 Arkansas 18.03 16.64 California 24.15 22.78 Colorado 23.07 21.71 Connecticut 23.85 22.97 Delaware 24.24 22.14 District of Columbia 29.59 27.12 Florida 21.28 19.81 Georgia 21.25 19.80 Hawaii 21.64 19.97 Idaho 19.00 17.50 Illinois 23.68 21.57 Indiana 20.95 19.56 Iowa 20.78 19.94 Kansas 19.28 18.08 Kentucky 18.97 17.77 Louisiana 17.05 15.76 Maine 18.67 17.75 Maryland 23.45 21.93 Massachusetts 24.97 23.74 Michigan 23.33 21.54 Minnesota 21.97 21.17 Mississippi 19.88 18.17 Missouri 22.23 20.82 Montana 18.70 16.68 Nebraska 20.55 19.48 Nevada 20.62 19.11 New Hampshire 21.35 20.54 New Jersey 24.98 23.43 New Mexico 19.01 17.31 New York 24.93 23.48 North Carolina 20.43 19.23 North Dakota 19.26 18.09 Ohio 21.20 20.13 Oklahoma 18.49 17.25 Oregon 21.96 20.64 Pennsylvania 23.18 21.41 Rhode Island 22.68 21.98 South Carolina 19.78 18.58 South Dakota 19.43 18.83 Tennessee 20.01 18.51 Texas 21.66 20.07 Utah 19.33 18.21 Vermont 22.48 21.58 Virginia 24.76 22.26 Washington 24.73 23.59 West Virginia 18.36 16.32 Wisconsin 21.65 20.51 Wyoming 18.52 17.31 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006.