Luxury Coach & Transportation

June /July 2019

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14 WWW.LCTMAG.COM OPERATOR SURVEY LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION JUNE / JULY 2019 Gross Revenue Sources Motorcoach Operators Corporate/busi- ness travel Leisure/char- ter/tour 33% raised them 1-3% 44% raised them 4-6% 23% raised them 7-10% Full-size motorcoaches: $127.91 Mid-size motorcoaches: $112.45 Cutaway chassis minibuses: $123.15 69% 31% Staff/Employee Hiring Rates/Pricing Which of these positions, if any, do you plan to add in 2019? Average Entry Level Wages: Average Experienced Level Wages: Operators By Gross Revenue: Chauffeured/Limo/Shuttle Bus Operators: Chauffeured/Limo/Shuttle Bus Operators: Revenue Changes: Compared to 2017, was gross revenue up, down, or •at? <$100,000 or less 8% $100,001 - $500,000 31% $500,001 - $1 Million 46% >More than $1 million 15% UP 69% 63% Kept Rates Same 31% Increased Rates 6% Decreased Rates Down 8% Flat 23% Average Hourly Base Rates Sedan $62.51 SUV $79.99 Van $91.56 Stretch Limo $111.46 Minibus/shuttle $214.22 Limo/party bus $153.84 Motorcoach $147.30 Classic/Vintage/Specialty $253.33 59% of operators charge a 20% gratuity 66% 2018 Rate Changes 28% Increased Rates Kept Rates the Same 6% Decreased Rates Of those who increased rates: Of those who increased rates: Average Hourly Rates 2018 Rate Changes 75% raised them 4-6% 25% raised them 1-3% GENERAL OPERATIONS & PRACTICES Employees Wages Chauffeured/Limo/Shuttle Bus Operators: Chauffeurs/Drivers $13.29 Reservationist $13.60 Dispatcher $14.91 Operations Manager $21.24 Affiliate Manager $18.50 Sales Manager $24.36 Marketing Manager $21.97 Mechanic $26.94 Chauffeurs/Drivers 12% Reservationist 7% Dispatcher 5% Sales Manager 3% Marketing Manager 2% Operations Manager 2% Mechanic 2% Affiliate Manager 1% Chauffeurs/Drivers $16.96 Reservationist $16.58 Dispatcher $18.28 Operations Manager $27.87 Affiliate Manager $23.43 Sales Manager $29.25 Marketing Manager $24.61 Mechanic $28.27

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