Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers
600 thousand people employed within this category.
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers - 600 thousand
Air Transportation Workers
283 thousand people employed within this category.
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers - 138 thousand
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists - 36 thousand
Flight Attendants - 108 thousand
Motor Vehicle Operators
4,316 thousand people employed within this category.
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians - 10 thousand
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers - 3,534 thousand
Passenger Vehicle Drivers - 723 thousand
Rail Transportation Workers
106 thousand people employed within this category.
Locomotive Engineers and Operators - 39 thousand
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers - 14 thousand
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters - 41 thousand
Subway and Streetcar Operators - 9 thousand
Water Transportation Workers
75 thousand people employed within this category.
Sailors and Marine Oilers - 28 thousand
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators - 38 thousand
Ship Engineers - 9 thousand
Other Transportation Workers
285 thousand people employed within this category.
Bridge and Lock Tenders - 4 thousand
Parking Attendants - 105 thousand
Transportation Service Attendants - 119 thousand
Traffic Technicians - 7 thousand
Transportation Inspectors - 24 thousand
Passenger Attendants - 13 thousand
Material Moving Workers
7,897 thousand people employed within this category.
Conveyor Operators and Tenders - 28 thousand
Crane and Tower Operators - 45 thousand
Dredge Operators - 1 thousand
Hoist and Winch Operators - 2 thousand
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators - 781 thousand
Laborers and Material Movers - 6,841 thousand
Pumping Station Operators - 29 thousand
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors - 132 thousand
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders - 12 thousand
Please note that when the total number of employees in a category exceeds the sum of the occupations within it, it indicates the exclusion of certain occupations.
Typically, these omitted occupations are categorized as 'all other', and usually consist of roles with relatively small workforce numbers.