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.
How employable are ship loaders?
CareerExplorer 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.
What’s the supply of ship loaders?
The ship loader industry is concentrated in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama
Ship Loader job market by state
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