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) Apr-01 May-01
Trucking and warehousing 1,864 1,868
Trucking and warehousing percent change from previous month -0.43 0.21
Air transportation 1,313 1,316
Air transportation percent change from previous month -0.23 0.23
Public transit 477 482
Public transit percent change from previous month -0.63 1.05
Transportation services 477 475
Transportation services percent change from previous month -0.42 -0.42
Rail transportation 230 230
Rail transportation percent change from previous month 0.00 0.00
Water transportation 202 204
Water transportation percent change from previous month 0.50 0.99
Pipeline 14 14
Pipeline percent change from previous month 7.69 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.