Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

2.6/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $21.93 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 75% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
very important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders' job openings is expected to rise 4.7% by 2030
'Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders' was $45,610, or $21.93 hourly
'Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders' are paid 8.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 12,610 people employed as Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Load and unload chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain, into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships, using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to shipment of products. May gauge or sample shipping tanks and test them for leaks.

SOC Code: 53-7121.00

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