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Transportation Analyst, G-18

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Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Transportation Analyst Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Transportation Analyst Trainee 1 13 $47,925 $61,330
Transportation Analyst Trainee 2 14 $50,678 $64,693
Transportation Analyst 18 $63,108 $80,248
Senr Transportation Analyst 23 $81,705 $103,350
Assoc Trans Analyst 27 $100,761 $124,107

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Transportation Analysts collect and analyze transportation statistics and information; develop methods of analysis; evaluate existing and proposed plans and projects for their ability to meet transportation objectives and their impact on social, economic, and ecological factors; and prepare reports of findings. Employees participate in transportation systems, program and project planning, and project development.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

Either 1.A bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 24 qualifying semester credit hours AND two years of qualifying experience *OR

2.A Master's degree including or supplemented by 24 qualifying semester credit hours in AND one year of qualifying experience*.

Qualifying semester credit hours: calculus, chemical engineering, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, civil engineering technology statistics, climate change science, coastal engineering, coastal management, coastal policy, computer modeling/science, economics, electrical engineering, energy engineering, energy management, energy policy, engineering, environmental law, environmental administration, environmental and community land planning, environmental engineering, environmental management, environmental planning, environmental policy, sustainable engineering, sustainable management, sustainable policy, geography, geographic information systems, geological engineering, information science, information systems, information technology, landscape architecture, mathematics, mechanical engineering, mining engineering, operations research/management, petroleum engineering, political science, political economy and development, public administration, public policy, quantitative/analytical methods (mathematical or computer), quantitative analysis, statistics, transportation engineering, transportation or highway planning, transportation or highway management, transportation or highway systems engineering

Qualifying Experience is directly related to highways or transportation in either planning, engineering management, systems analysis or quantitative analysis of transportation or Highway systems and must have included direct responsibility for the preparation of written material such as narrative reports, letters of memoranda documenting the accomplishments and/or supervision of such activity. Additionally, this professional experience must have included one or more of the following: the identification an documentation of transportation problems and needs; the inventory, data analysis and description of highway or other transportation facilities, conditions or performance; the analysis and evaluation of existing or proposed transportation services including plans, programs, projects and policies; the development and/or coordination of transportation plans or policies; the development of projects for transportation facilities and/or service improvements (including traffic engineering or safety improvements); supervision and coordination of local transportation planning programs; the development and/or evaluation of transportation planning methods or models or program techniques or strategies

Examples of Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience in which the primary duties consist of data collection, clerical processing of information, fleet and crew dispatching or routing, school bus transportation administration, transportation related to travel and tourism, construction inspection, preparation of non- narrative statistical or tabular reports, route sales/delivery, product distribution/warehousing or other similar work that did not involve analytical techniques, the preparation of written material, traffic or transportation systems operations, or cartography will not be considered qualifying .

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted