Web app developers design and create apps. The developer is responsible for the look of the app and the
app’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity. Most public transit systems offer a
transportation app to help people navigate and better utilize the systems. The typical education required
is an associate’s degree in web design or a related field and knowledge of both programming and
(avg salary: $64,970/yr)
Engine mechanics and diesel service technicians inspect, repair, or overhaul buses, trucks, and anything else with a diesel engine.
(avg salary: $42,320/yr)
Cartographers collect, measure, and interpret geographic information in order to create and update maps
and charts for regional planning, education, emergency response, and other purposes. Public and active
transportation cartographers create maps and other graphic materials to assist others in understanding
and using the systems and infrastructure. A bachelor’s degree in cartography, geography, geomatics (the
discipline that combines the science, engineering, math, and art of collecting and managing
geographically referenced information), or surveying is the most common path of entry into this
(avg salary: $61,880/yr)
Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization, especially transit systems that rely
heavily on computerization and automation to operate the system. Network and computer systems
administrators are responsible for the day-to- day operation of these networks. Most employers require
network and computer systems administrators to have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to
computer or information science.
(avg salary: $77,810/yr)
Marketing and events managers and campaign coordinators plan programs to generate interest in products or
services, including services such as public transit systems and active transportation infrastructure. They
work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members. A bachelor’s degree is required for
most advertising, promotions, and marketing management positions.
(avg salary: $124,850/yr)
Training and development managers plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization’s employees. They also oversee a staff of training and development specialists.
(avg salary: $95,400/yr)
Bus drivers transport people between various places, including work, school, and shopping malls, and also across state or national borders. Some drive regular routes, and others transport passengers on chartered trips or sightseeing tours.
(avg salary: $29,550/yr)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.
(avg salary: $35,170/yr)