Ship Loader Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 10,800 Ship Loaders in the United States. The Ship Loader job market is expected to grow by 5.6% between 2016 and 2026.

Ship Loader Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Ship Loaders with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,900 Ship Loaders. That number is based on 600 additional Ship Loaders, and the retirement of 7,300 existing Ship Loaders.

Supply of Ship Loaders

The Ship Loader industry is concentrated in Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama.

Ship Loader Job Market by State

State name Employed Ship Loaders
Texas 2,450
Louisiana 830
Alabama 640
North Dakota 390
California 360
Georgia 310
Kentucky 290
Ohio 290
Arizona 270
Oklahoma 240
Mississippi 240
Wisconsin 220
Indiana 210
Tennessee 200
Massachusetts 200
Virginia 170
Florida 160
Colorado 160
Washington 150
Illinois 90
Iowa 70
Nebraska 70
Minnesota 70
Alaska 60
Wyoming 50
Kansas 50
Arkansas 40

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