Numbers of Transportation and Material Moving Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2005 317,240
2006 306,590
2007 301,420
2008 295,310
2009 278,370
2010 276,030
2011 283,130
2012 283,230
2013 300,350
2014 313,160
2015 290,620
2016 290,920
2017 294,560

Individual occupations

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Year Number
2005 480
2006 230
2007 200
2008 340
2009 290
2010 230
2011 80
2012 120
2013 330
2014 300
2015 440
2016 300
2017 430

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Year Number
2005 7,700
2006 7,940
2007 7,120
2008 6,920
2009 6,130
2010 5,330
2011 5,040
2012 5,490
2013 5,570
2014 5,620
2015 4,850
2016 4,550

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Year Number
2005 5,460
2006 5,200
2007 5,360
2008 5,090
2009 5,010
2010 4,380
2011 4,020
2012 3,700
2013 3,850
2014 4,070
2015 3,700
2016 3,290

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Year Number
2005 6,190
2006 6,650
2007 6,200
2008 6,070
2009 6,380
2010 5,780
2011 5,650
2012 5,530
2013 6,230
2014 6,530
2016 7,280
2017 6,830

Commercial Pilots

Year Number
2006 180
2007 440
2009 320
2010 180
2011 220
2012 270
2013 320
2014 290
2015 410
2016 580
2017 720

Air Traffic Controllers

Year Number
2005 900
2006 830
2007 840
2008 870
2009 920
2010 890
2011 850
2012 820
2013 800
2015 580
2016 640

Airfield Operations Specialists

Year Number
2005 60
2008 390
2009 420
2010 440
2014 30
2016 80
2017 130

Flight Attendants

Year Number
2005 10,520
2006 9,640
2007 8,850
2008 8,490
2010 8,110
2011 8,130
2012 8,560
2013 9,550
2014 9,750
2015 11,980
2016 11,550
2017 11,610

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,470
2006 1,190
2007 620
2008 460
2009 460
2010 400
2011 250
2012 190
2013 180
2017 320

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

Year Number
2007 6,290
2008 6,220
2009 6,180
2010 8,570
2011 9,260
2012 8,620
2013 5,730
2014 5,280
2015 6,270
2016 6,370
2017 6,500

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Year Number
2005 11,380
2006 12,770
2007 11,700
2008 10,490
2009 9,230
2010 13,520
2011 13,800
2012 13,790
2013 14,040
2014 12,410
2015 12,030
2016 10,910
2017 10,640

Driver/Sales Workers

Year Number
2005 6,110
2006 6,760
2007 6,520
2008 7,100
2009 10,320
2010 9,790
2011 9,750
2012 7,880
2013 6,390
2014 6,500
2015 6,470
2016 7,820
2017 7,830

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Year Number
2005 44,570
2006 44,700
2007 44,480
2008 38,880
2009 34,780
2010 32,860
2011 35,760
2012 34,810
2013 37,120
2014 38,040
2015 39,410
2016 37,630
2017 41,230

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Year Number
2005 27,840
2006 25,050
2007 25,160
2008 25,070
2009 21,740
2010 20,370
2011 22,250
2012 24,430
2013 23,570
2014 25,760
2015 23,990
2016 26,730
2017 27,300

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Year Number
2005 2,970
2006 2,760
2007 4,330
2008 4,610
2009 5,410
2010 5,010
2011 5,050
2012 4,890
2013 3,970
2014 4,860
2015 4,670
2016 5,900
2017 5,750

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,360
2006 1,700
2007 4,130
2008 7,200
2009 7,250
2010 2,880
2011 1,390
2012 980
2013 1,190
2014 880
2015 640
2016 800
2017 610

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Year Number
2005 510
2006 440
2007 490
2008 440
2010 350

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Year Number
2007 420
2008 380

Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Year Number
2007 80
2008 160
2010 890
2012 270

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 240
2008 400
2009 350
2010 310
2011 190
2012 770
2013 720
2016 1,640

Sailors and Marine Oilers

Year Number
2006 380
2007 400
2008 470
2009 360
2010 330
2011 310
2012 300
2013 270
2014 230
2015 150
2016 340
2017 410

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Year Number
2006 430
2007 380
2008 250
2009 240
2010 240
2011 350
2012 350
2013 450
2014 380
2015 240
2016 270
2017 420

Motorboat Operators

Year Number
2006 110

Ship Engineers

Year Number
2005 30
2011 240

Bridge and Lock Tenders

Year Number
2005 120
2006 120
2011 90
2012 80
2013 110
2014 110
2015 130
2016 120
2017 120

Parking Lot Attendants

Year Number
2005 4,700
2006 4,370
2007 4,400
2008 4,240
2009 4,140
2010 4,550
2011 5,960
2012 3,880
2013 3,220
2014 2,390
2015 3,240
2016 3,740
2017 3,910

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Year Number
2005 440
2006 630
2007 560
2010 970
2011 700
2012 1,530
2013 1,900
2014 2,110
2016 1,440
2017 1,480

Traffic Technicians

Year Number
2005 40
2008 60
2009 60
2011 40
2012 40
2013 60
2016 60
2017 80

Transportation Inspectors

Year Number
2005 490
2006 530
2007 480
2008 440
2009 510
2010 640
2011 750
2012 700
2013 600
2014 390
2015 400
2016 410
2017 460

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

Year Number
2005 2,260
2006 1,630
2007 2,070
2008 2,100
2009 2,240
2010 1,410
2011 2,340
2012 1,960
2013 1,780
2014 960
2016 620

Transportation Workers, All Other

Year Number
2011 3,390
2012 3,550
2013 4,320
2014 3,970
2016 1,320

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2005 920
2006 1,030
2007 810
2008 910
2009 620
2010 810
2011 750
2012 940
2013 400
2014 380
2015 260
2016 290
2017 180

Crane and Tower Operators

Year Number
2005 900
2006 920
2007 850
2008 800
2009 830
2010 680
2011 620
2012 700
2013 650
2014 790
2015 950
2016 920
2017 1,140

Dredge Operators

Year Number
2005 40

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Year Number
2005 870
2006 1,030
2007 830
2008 700
2009 540
2010 320
2011 590
2012 380
2013 650
2014 500
2015 380

Hoist and Winch Operators

Year Number
2012 230
2013 240
2014 220
2015 200
2016 190
2017 220

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Year Number
2005 18,820
2006 19,420
2007 19,730
2008 18,790
2009 18,680
2010 17,660
2011 16,270
2012 16,970
2013 20,250
2014 22,320
2015 17,550
2016 14,160
2017 12,670

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Year Number
2005 9,340
2006 9,400
2007 8,990
2008 8,220
2009 7,720
2010 8,320
2011 8,390
2012 8,240
2013 7,850
2014 8,270
2015 8,830
2016 11,000
2017 11,090

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Year Number
2005 106,860
2006 98,690
2007 89,480
2008 86,210
2009 78,240
2010 73,570
2011 76,910
2012 83,670
2013 98,070
2014 108,440
2015 96,160
2016 92,360
2017 94,920

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Year Number
2005 4,160
2006 3,530
2007 3,960
2008 5,130
2009 5,630
2010 4,600
2011 3,580
2012 2,250
2013 2,920
2014 2,970
2015 1,570
2016 1,300
2017 1,070

Packers and Packagers, Hand

Year Number
2005 30,950
2006 33,510
2007 36,360
2008 38,360
2009 36,520
2010 33,830
2011 34,420
2012 31,890
2013 32,610
2014 32,570
2015 27,450
2016 32,850
2017 31,410

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 220
2008 350
2011 90
2012 80

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Year Number
2005 2,740
2006 2,780
2007 2,900
2008 2,470
2009 2,260
2010 2,090
2011 2,520
2012 2,730
2013 2,840
2014 2,500
2015 2,150
2016 2,130
2017 2,070

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Year Number
2006 570
2007 550
2011 290
2012 330
2013 610
2015 320
2017 70

Material Moving Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,940
2006 2,040
2007 1,780
2008 1,380
2009 820
2014 270
2015 270
2016 130
2017 110