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Job Description

Median Salary

 
Bus Drivers, School or Special ClientTransport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting. The median hourly wage for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client is $14.52
 
Couriers and MessengersPick up and deliver messages, documents, packages, and other items between offices or departments within an establishment or directly to other business concerns, traveling by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, or public conveyance. The median hourly wage for Couriers and Messengers is $13.56
 
Customs BrokersPrepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods. Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client. Sign documents under a power of attorney. Represent clients in meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff reclassifications. Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods. The median hourly wage for Customs Brokers is $33.17
 
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and AmbulanceSchedule 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. The median hourly wage for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance is $18.22
 
Driver/Sales WorkersDrive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry. May also take orders, collect payment, or stock merchandise at point of delivery. Includes newspaper delivery drivers. The median hourly wage for Driver/Sales Workers is $10.96
 
Flight AttendantsProvide personal services to ensure the safety, security, and comfort of airline passengers during flight. Greet passengers, verify tickets, explain use of safety equipment, and serve food or beverages. The median hourly wage for Flight Attendants is $23.32
 
Freight ForwardersResearch rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services, such as storage or inland transportation. The median hourly wage for Freight Forwarders is $20.14
 
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck DriversDrive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license. The median hourly wage for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers is $19.86
 
Industrial Truck and Tractor OperatorsOperate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. The median hourly wage for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators is $15.63
 
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, HandManually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified. The median hourly wage for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand is $12.50
 
Light Truck or Delivery Services DriversDrive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle. The median hourly wage for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers is $14.71
 
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products. The median hourly wage for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators is $13.61
 
Packers and Packagers, HandPack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials. The median hourly wage for Packers and Packagers, Hand is $10.63
 
RiggersSet up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry. The median hourly wage for Riggers is $21.97
 
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic ClerksVerify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. The median hourly wage for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks is $15.00
 
Stock Clerks and Order FillersReceive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers' orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays. The median hourly wage for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers is $11.44
 
Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage YardReceive, store, and issue materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard. Keep records and compile stock reports. The median hourly wage for Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard is $11.44
 
Supervisors and Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle OperatorsDirectly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers. The median hourly wage for Supervisors and Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators is $27.55
 
Taxi Drivers and ChauffeursDrive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers. The median hourly wage for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs is $11.68
 
Transportation EngineersDevelop plans for surface transportation projects, according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy. Prepare designs, specifications, or estimates for transportation facilities. Plan modifications of existing streets, highways, or freeways to improve traffic flow. The median hourly wage for Transportation Engineers is $40.14
 
Transportation ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services. The median hourly wage for Transportation Managers is $42.88
 

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