FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYMENT

FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYMENT

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

Employment in For-Hire Transportation Industries (monthly data, seasonally adjusted) - Trucking and waterhousing, air transportation, public transit, water transportation. If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

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. If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

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-02 Jul-02
Trucking and warehousing 1,829 1,835
Percent change from previous month  0.11  0.33
Air transportation 1,171 1,167
Percent change from previous month  0.52 -0.34
Public transit   473   472
Percent change from previous month -0.42 -0.21
Transportation services   424   426
Percent change from previous month -0.24  0.47
Rail transportation   230   230
Percent change from previous month  0.88  0.00
Water transportation   193   192
Percent change from previous month  0.00 -0.52
Pipeline    15    15
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. Transportation services includes establishments furnishing services incidental to transportation, such as forwarding and packing services, and the arrangement of passenger and freight transportation.

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/cps/home.htm.