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Transportation/Mobility Management

177 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
130 Master's Degrees Annually
#68 in Popularity
$102,850 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Transportation/Mobility Management Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many transportation/mobility management graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 270
Bachelor’s Degree 177
Associate’s Degree 146
Master’s Degree 130
Doctor’s Degree 5
Graduate Certificate 2
Undergraduate Certificate 1

What Transportation/Mobility Management Majors Need to Know

O*NET surveyed people in occupations related to transportation/mobility management and asked them what knowledge areas, skills, and abilities were important for their jobs. The responses were rated on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being most important.

Knowledge Areas for Transportation/Mobility Management Majors

According to O*NET survey takers, a major in transportation/mobility management should prepare you for careers in which you will need to be knowledgeable in the following areas:

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  • Transportation - Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Skills for Transportation/Mobility Management Majors

transportation/mobility management majors are found most commonly in careers in which the following skills are important:

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  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Abilities for Transportation/Mobility Management Majors

Transportation/Mobility Management majors often go into careers where the following abilities are vital:

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  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

What Can You Do With a Transportation/Mobility Management Major?

Below is a list of occupations associated with transportation/mobility management:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Storage and Distribution Managers 6.8% $94,730
Transportation Managers 6.8% $94,730

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation/Mobility Management?

177 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
30% Percent Women
40% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major attracts more men than women. About 70% of the graduates in this field are male.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of transportation/mobility management majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Transportation/Mobility Management Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 93
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Geographic Diversity

Transportation/Mobility Management appeals to people across the globe. About 6.8% of those with this major are international students.

How Much Do Transportation/Mobility Management Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

The median salary for someone in a career related to transportation/mobility management is $102,850. This median refers to all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

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Some degrees associated with transportation/mobility management may require an advanced degree, while others may not even require a bachelor’s in the field. Whatever the case may be, pursuing more education usually means that more career options will be available to you.

How much schooling do you really need to compete in today’s job market? People currently working in careers related to transportation/mobility management have obtained the following education levels.

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Education Level Percentage of Workers
Less than a High School Diploma 1.7%
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED) 28.9%
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in agriculture or natural resources, computer services, personal or culinary services, engineering technologies, healthcare, construction trades, mechanic and repair technologies, or precision production) 1.7%
Some College Courses 4.0%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 17.7%
Bachelor’s Degree 44.7%
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Baccalaureate degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees carrying the title of Master. 1.7%

Online Transportation/Mobility Management Programs

In 2018-2019, 58 schools offered a transportation/mobility management program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 24 5
Certificate (1-2 years) 2 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 17 4
Bachelor’s Degree 6 1
Post-Baccalaureate 24 5
Master’s Degree 14 4
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Transportation/Mobility Management Worth It?

The median salary for a transportation/mobility management grad is $102,850 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 158% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $1,259,000 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to transportation/mobility management.

Major Number of Grads
General Business Administration and Management 350,924
Interior Design Management 16,189
Organizational Leadership 12,591
Supply Chain Management 9,732
Operations Management 5,802
Office Administration 5,025
Project Management 3,344
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 3,071
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 1,294
Retail Management 833
E-Commerce 233
Research and Development Management 194
Customer Service Management 184

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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