Career Outlook for Subway and Streetcar Operators

Also known as:  Light Rail Operator, Light Rail Transit Operator, Light Rail Vehicle Operator, Rapid Transit Operator, Subway Conductor, Subway Train Operator, Tram Operator, Trolley Car Operator
The overall job outlook for Subway or Streetcar Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 28.54 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.76 percent per year. Demand for Subway and Streetcar Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 2,740 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.39 percent over the next few years.