Transportation route and crew schedulers

Transportation route and crew schedulers

NOC
1526

Prepare operational and crew schedules for transportation equipment and operating personnel for transit, truck, courier, railway and airline establishments.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

6
 

Median Hourly Wage

$22.05
$14.00
Low
$32.00
High

Median Salary

$42,817
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

111
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

84%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Transportation route and crew schedulers prepare operational and crew schedules for transportation equipment and operating personnel. They are employed by municipal transit commissions, truck, delivery and courier companies, railways, airlines and by other transportation establishments in both the private and public sectors.

Main Duties

Transportation route and crew schedulers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Review schedule requisitions, passenger counts and cargo, running times, distances, personnel availability and other pertinent information to establish schedule parameters
  • Design new or modify existing schedules using computer software or other methods
  • Incorporate into route plan factors such as peak travel periods, holidays, special events and construction with emphasis on time and cost efficiency
  • Assign personnel to equipment and routes and schedule work shifts
  • Compile equipment and personnel records, including hours in service, distances, maintenance, repairs required and other data, to produce operating reports
  • May prepare user guides and other public service information.

Also Known As

  • bus scheduler
  • crew scheduler - transportation
  • flight crew scheduler
  • schedule analyst
  • schedule writer, transportation
  • train scheduler
  • transit scheduler
  • truck scheduler
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Several years of experience in an appropriate transportation sector are usually required.
  • On-the-job training may be provided.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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52.5%
Female
47.5%
Male
Employment by age

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10.0%
15-24
15.0%
25-34
45.0%
35-44
20.0%
45-54
10.0%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
30.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
60.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
10.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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28.6%
Transportation and warehousing
19.0%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
14.3%
Utilities
38.1%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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11.10%
Northeast
50.00%
Southeast
22.20%
Southwest
0.00%
Central
16.70%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
$44,938
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$42,817

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$48,099

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$42,817

Newfoundland

$48,819

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$43,794

Canada

$49,658
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

6
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

22
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

25