Skip navigation

Browse by Industry

Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment.

Transportation and Warehousing   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Industry info from BLS
For an overview of the industry, including employment and salary, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics external site site.
Competency Model Clearinghouse
View related industry competency models at CareerOneStop's Competency Model Clearinghouse: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics external site.
Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation  Projected Growth
(2020-2030)
Projected Job Openings
(2020-2030)
81% 53-1041.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Faster than average   Faster than average 1,400
59% 49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,700
64% Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,100
  53-6032.00 Aircraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook    
  53-6099.00 Transportation Workers, All Other Bright Outlook    
56% 53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,200
93% 53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 9,600
13% 53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,900
38% 49-2091.00 Avionics Technicians  Average   Average 1,700
19% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,800
29% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists  Average   Average 28,100
42% 53-3052.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 24,600
70% 53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,600
91% 43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents  Average   Average 10,700
  43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders    
48% 53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,900
25% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Average   Average 3,500
17% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Decline   Decline 11,800
12% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Average   Average 5,000
42% 43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance  Slower than average   Slower than average 18,700
41% 49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment  Average   Average 800
31% First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors  Average   Average 61,500
  53-1042.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand    
  53-1042.01 Recycling Coordinators    
  53-1043.00 First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators    
  53-1044.00 First-Line Supervisors of Passenger Attendants    
  53-1049.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation Workers, All Other    
99% 53-2031.00 Flight Attendants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 17,600
46% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 400
36% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 1,500
53% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 231,100
40% 53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 600
41% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators  Average   Average 75,000
32% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook  Average   Average 411,300
  53-7062.04 Recycling and Reclamation Workers Bright Outlook    
37% 53-3033.00 Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 128,300
96% 53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers  Average   Average 2,500
22% 53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers  Average   Average 8,800
22% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,600
11% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 10,600
42% 53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 300
15% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand  Little or no change   Little or no change 82,900
77% 53-6061.00 Passenger Attendants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,000
28% Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 110,200
  53-3051.00 Bus Drivers, School Bright Outlook    
  53-3053.00 Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook    
  53-3054.00 Taxi Drivers Bright Outlook    
19% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Average   Average 4,400
16% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,400
74% 49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers  Average   Average 2,200
70% 53-4099.00 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 200
88% 53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers  Little or no change   Little or no change 400
52% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators  Average   Average 1,500
90% 53-4022.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,000
87% 53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters  Average   Average 3,100
69% 43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 13,100
69% 53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,500
15% School Bus Monitors and Protective Service Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 38,800
  33-9094.00 School Bus Monitors Bright Outlook    
  33-9099.00 Protective Service Workers, All Other Bright Outlook    
  33-9099.02 Retail Loss Prevention Specialists Bright Outlook    
62% 53-5031.00 Ship Engineers  Average   Average 1,000
15% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks  Decline   Decline 64,000
59% 49-9097.00 Signal and Track Switch Repairers  Average   Average 700
12% 53-7065.00 Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 360,500
23% 53-4041.00 Subway and Streetcar Operators Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,100
59% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,600
19% 33-3052.00 Transit and Railroad Police  Average   Average 300
29% 53-6051.00 Transportation Inspectors  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,300
  53-6051.01 Aviation Inspectors    
  53-6051.07 Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation    
31% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Average   Average 11,800
  11-3071.04 Supply Chain Managers    
24% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 6,500

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2020-2030 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide. "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.