Sample 1 - State of California

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Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
(SOC Code : 11-3071)
in California

Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with governmental policies and regulations. Include logistics managers.

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$45.24$32.58$41.36$53.71

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 202212,70014,3001,60012.6460

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Warehousing and Storage 1,6709.5%
General Freight Trucking 4,6216.7%
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers 5,4865.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9624.7%
Freight Transportation Arrangement 2,5143.1%
Specialized Freight Trucking 7,3712.6%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 6,7831.8%
Scheduled Air Transportation 5371.8%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting9,8911.6%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 2,6461.6%
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle 3,8471.5%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 30,0541.5%
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers3,1281.3%
Electronics and Appliance Stores 22,1181.1%
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers 8,5741.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology, General
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Analyze expenditures and other financial information to develop plans, policies, or budgets for increasing profits or improving services.
Set operations policies and standards, including determining safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods.
Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.
Negotiate and authorize contracts with equipment and materials suppliers, and monitor contract fulfillment.
Collaborate with other managers or staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, or objectives.
Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
Supervise workers assigning tariff classifications and preparing billing.
Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, or meeting with individual staff members.
Direct investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.
Direct procurement processes including equipment research and testing, vendor contracts, or requisitions approval.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
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.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing 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.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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