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, and 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, and 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) May-01 Jun-01
Trucking and warehousing 1,865 1,863
Percent change from previous month 0.05 -0.11
Air transportation 1,314 1,305
Percent change from previous month 0.08 -0.68
Public transit 483 484
Percent change from previous month 1.26 0.21
Transportation services 472 472
Percent change from previous month -0.84 0.00
Rail transportation 230 230
Percent change from previous month 0.00 0.00
Water transportation 203 201
Percent change from previous month 0.50 -0.99
Pipeline 14 14
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.