Information About Bridge And Lock Tenders

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Training

Bridge and lock tenders need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Bridge and lock tenders
Training for Bridge And Lock Tenders
Percent
Less than High School 7.0
High School 37.7
Some College 33.0
Associates Degree 9.3
Bachelors Degree 10.4
Masters Degree 2.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 4,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more bridge and lock tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, bridge and lock tenders make $20.90 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bridge and lock tenders $11.80 $16.00 $22.00 $25.70 $27.70
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, bridge and lock tenders make $43,460 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bridge and lock tenders $24,700 $33,400 $45,940 $53,540 $57,690
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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