Streetcar Operators


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Streetcar Operators

Streetcar Operators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Local and suburban transportation companies

Outlook

Growth for subway and streetcar operators is expected to be faster average. More commuter and light-rail transportation systems are being proposed around the country. Job opportunities will be best in cities where the construction of commuter and light-rail transit systems is underway.

Job openings will occur as current workers retire or leave this occupation for other reasons. Competition for these jobs is keen. Because the pay is good, the work is steady, and the occupation is very small, there will be more applicants than openings.

Subway and Streetcar Operators (CIS 100462)

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Illinois
391
Very small
&
1.3%
5.8%
>>>>
37
Very few
  Champaign Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
7
Very small
&
0.0%
5.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Cook County
181
Very small
&
-6.6%
5.6%
>>>>
15
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
17
Very small
&
11.8%
9.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Du Page County
26
Very small
&
34.6%
5.4%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Edwardsville Area
7
Very small
&
0.0%
5.1%
>>>>
0
None
  Lake County
20
Very small
&
5.0%
8.6%
>>>>
2
Very few
  McHenry County
9
Very small
&
22.2%
6.8%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
3.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
17
Very small
&
5.9%
7.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rockford Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
7.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Springfield Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
4.7%
>>>>
0
None
  St Louis-Belleville Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
6.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
18
Very small
&
11.1%
9.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
United States
10,700
Very small
&
5.6%
3.7%
>>>>
1,100
Very few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.