The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.
- Cargo and passenger transportation companies
- Towing companies
- Federal, state, and local government agencies
Growth for this occupation is expected to show little to no change for the next several years. Changes in the demand for bulk commodities, such as petroleum products, iron ore, and grains, influences the demand for water transportation workers. When demand slows, so does the need for workers.
Job openings occur as people retire or leave the occupation for other reasons.
||State-level data is not available for this CIS occupation.