The average age of a metro worker is 42, but over 18,000 are young people. Every third worker has a university degree. Every second worker has been working for the metro more than five years and about 6,500 more than 20 years.
Engine driver is the most popular job, followed by ticket cashier and security inspector.
The Moscow Metro has the second largest number of female workers in the world: over 21,000, or 36 percent; only 23.5 percent in London, 19 percent in Berlin and 11 percent in Brussels. Starting in 2021, women will be able to apply for another prestigious and well-paid job in the Moscow Metro: engine driver.