Transportation and Warehousing

OJT for Transportation and Warehousing (NAICS 48-49)

The Transportation and Warehousing sector is part of the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities supersector.

The Transportation and Warehousing sector includes the following industry groups:

The following chart shows the percentage of people that this sector employs, relative to all the other industrial sectors, and the projected growth of this sector through 2024.

This next chart breaks down the sector into its primary industries. It shows the percentage of people that these primary industries employ, relative to the entire sector, and the projected growth of these industries through 2024.

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this sector through 2024. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Sector, Projected for 2024

Occupation 2024 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2024 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2014-2024) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 1010.4 21.2 6.3 Postsecondary nondegree award Short-term on-the-job training
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 605.3 12.7 1.2 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Light truck or delivery services drivers 257.4 5.4 3.1 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Bus drivers, school or special client 205.4 4.3 9.5 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Industrial truck and tractor operators 138.5 2.9 0.5 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Flight attendants 99.1 2.1 2.2 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 98 2.1 -1.6 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 89.9 1.9 2.3 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 79.6 1.7 3.4 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
Office clerks, general 78.1 1.6 -1.2 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this sector through 2024. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Sector, Projected thru 2024

Occupation 2024 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2024 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2014-2024) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians 3.6 0.1 33.8 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Community and social service specialists, all other 0.1 0 30.5 Master’s degree None
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 0.1 0 29.8 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 1.4 0 29.4 Postsecondary nondegree award None
Logging equipment operators 0.6 0 24.2 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Industrial machinery mechanics 7.8 0.2 23.8 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
Operations research analysts 0.8 0 20.8 Bachelor’s degree None
Cartographers and photogrammetrists 0.1 0 19.5 Bachelor’s degree None
Web developers 0.6 0 18.7 Associate’s degree None
Maintenance workers, machinery 4 0.1 17.2 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training

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