Passenger Attendants

General Information

Description

Provide services to ensure the safety of passengers aboard ships, buses, trains, or within the station or terminal. Perform duties such as explaining the use of safety equipment, serving meals or beverages, or answering questions related to travel.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit53.57%
  2. State and local government38.84%
  3. Private, not for profit4.92%
  4. Federal government2.49%
  5. Self-employed0.19%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$28,770

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$50,320
$20,830
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 82%
  • Less than high school 15%
  • Post-secondary certificate 2%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Transportation
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Psychology

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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