FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYMENT

FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYMENT

Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)

Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted) - Trucking and warehousing, Air transportation, Public transit, Water transportation

 

Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)

Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted) - Transportation services, Rail transportation, Pipeline

Employment in for-hire transportation industries accounted for about 45 percent of total transportation-related industry employment in recent years. The trucking and warehousing industry and air transportation together accounted for about 70 percent of the employment in for-hire transportation in the last few years.

Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (thousands) Jun-01 Jul-01
Trucking and warehousing 1,865 1,865
Trucking and warehousing percent change from previous month -0.11  0.00
Air transportation 1,310 1,308
Air transportation percent change from previous month -0.38 -0.15
Public transit   482   481
Public transit percent change from previous month -0.21 -0.21
Transportation services   469   467
Transportation services percent change from previous month -0.64 -0.43
Rail transportation   227   227
Rail transportation percent change from previous month -1.30  0.00
Water transportation   201   204
Water transportation percent change from previous month -0.99  1.49
Pipeline    14    14
Pipeline percent change from previous month  0.00  0.00

NOTE: For-hire transportation includes establishments providing passenger and freight transportation and related services on a fee basis to the general public or other business enterprises. For-hire does not include in-house transportation establishments within nontransportation enterprises, which provide transportation services for the enterprises own use.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Status of Civilian Population by sex and age ("A" Tables) and Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry ("B" Tables), available at: http://www.bls.gov/cpsatabs.htm.