Department of Transportation (DOT)

Permanent Workforce: 56,508     Temporary Workforce: 1,439     Total Workforce: 57,947

Workforce Composition
Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities

Permanent Workforce

56,508

73.07%

26.93%

6.45%

75.79%

11.53%

4.00%

0.24%

1.25%

0.74%

0.68%

Major Occupations:

                     

Air Traffic Control

20,594

83.46%

16.54%

5.80%

84.18%

6.04%

2.02%

0.23%

0.96%

0.76%

0.17%

Transportation Specialist

6,806

87.73%

12.27%

8.08%

73.99%

10.55%

4.22%

0.38%

1.66%

1.12%

0.56%

Aviation Safety

4,312

92.51%

7.49%

5.29%

86.62%

4.52%

1.53%

0.23%

1.32%

0.49%

0.21%

GS-14 and GS-15*

4,829

77.61%

22.39%

4.68%

78.71%

10.58%

4.64%

0.14%

0.72%

0.52%

0.62%

Senior Pay Level*

450

66.44%

33.56%

4.89%

79.11%

11.56%

3.33%

0.22%

0.67%

0.22%

1.11%

SES

212

60.38%

39.62%

3.77%

78.77%

12.74%

3.30%

0.47%

0.47%

0.47%

1.89%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

72

81.94%

18.06%

25.00%

66.67%

5.56%

2.78%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

770

69.35%

30.65%

5.58%

73.12%

14.03%

6.23%

0.00%

0.26%

0.78%

1.04%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

1,022

67.81%

32.19%

3.72%

77.20%

13.80%

4.11%

0.10%

0.59%

0.49%

1.37%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, DOT employed 404 (0.7%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 1,159 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 64 employees over FY 2009 and an increase of 119 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 0.59% and for FY 2006 was 0.53%. Over the 5-year period DOT had a net increase of 0.17% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# %* # %* # %* # %* # %*

Reportable Disabilities

2,775

 

2,423

 

2,445

 

2,572

 

2,921

 

Targeted Disabilities

285

10.27%

302

12.46%

315

12.88%

340

13.22%

404

13.83%

*The % of Targeted Disabilities in this table represents the # of employees with reportable disabilities that are targeted disabilities.

Women in Management*

As of September 30, 2010, DOT employed 15,217 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 32.19% of DOT's permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 10 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 27 women since FY 2006.

WOMEN IN: FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# % # % # % # % # %

Permanent Workforce

13,993

26.58%

14,123

26.69%

14,548

26.98%

15,058

26.96%

15,217

26.93%

Senior Level Management

302

27.48%

288

27.8%

304

28.98%

319

30.85%

329

32.19%

Mid Level Management

420

29.01%

372

28.66%

346

29.17%

269

30.22%

236

30.65%

1st Level Management

19

27.14%

16

21.05%

16

21.33%

15

19.23%

13

18.06%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.