Table 3-4 Employment in Water Transportation Occupations (Thousands)

Table 3-4
Employment in Water Transportation Occupations (Thousands)

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  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Ship captains and mates, except fishing boats 32 24 22 31 38
Sailors and deckhands 25 21 30 16 14
Marine engineers 8 2 3 5 2
Bridge, lock, and lighthouse tenders 5 5 8 5 3

NOTE: Beginning in January 1998, data are not comparable with data for 1997 and earlier years due to the new composite estimation procedures and revised population controls used in the household survey.

SOURCE: Source cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2001, in press, to appear on the BTS website in summer 2002.