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Ship Loader Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 13,000 Ship Loaders in the United States. The Ship Loader job market is expected to grow by 4.0% between 2014 and 2024.

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 4,600 Ship Loaders. That number is based on 500 additional Ship Loaders, and the retirement of 4,100 existing Ship Loaders.

Supply of Ship Loaders

The Ship Loader industry is concentrated in Louisiana, California, and Illinois.

Ship Loader Job Market by State

State name Employed Ship Loaders
Louisiana 730
California 720
Illinois 420
New Jersey 410
Washington 390
Ohio 390
Mississippi 380
Pennsylvania 350
Minnesota 320
North Dakota 310
Indiana 310
Oregon 310
Alabama 300
Oklahoma 250
Florida 240
Kentucky 230
Georgia 200
Wisconsin 180
North Carolina 140
Wyoming 110
Massachusetts 110
Virginia 110
Tennessee 100
Kansas 90
Maryland 90
Missouri 90
Iowa 70
New Mexico 50
Arizona 40
Nevada 30
Arkansas 30

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