Numbers of Transportation and Material Moving Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2005 24,810
2006 24,530
2007 22,140
2008 21,870
2009 19,890
2010 19,600
2011 19,730
2012 21,170
2013 21,910
2014 23,520
2015 24,900
2016 28,490
2017 26,500
2018 27,590

Individual occupations

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Year Number
2009 50

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

Year Number
2005 370
2006 370
2007 500
2008 530
2009 520
2010 440
2011 430
2012 450
2013 510
2014 540
2015 520
2016 650

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

Year Number
2005 590
2006 470
2007 430
2008 500
2009 410
2010 440
2011 420
2012 560
2013 540
2014 710
2015 680
2016 740

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Year Number
2005 40
2006 40
2007 100
2009 60
2010 50
2011 40
2012 40
2014 40
2018 40

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

Year Number
2006 520
2007 510
2014 80
2015 180
2016 220
2017 120

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

Year Number
2007 160
2012 30
2013 30
2014 50
2015 90
2016 110
2017 100
2018 60

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Year Number
2005 1,550
2006 1,130
2007 1,020
2008 1,110
2009 1,070
2010 1,070
2011 930
2012 1,090
2013 980
2014 790
2015 740
2016 690
2017 1,030
2018 1,180

Driver/Sales Workers

Year Number
2005 1,710
2006 1,290
2007 880
2008 690
2009 690
2010 940
2011 880
2012 1,190
2013 1,200
2014 1,180
2015 1,490
2016 1,580
2017 1,230

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Year Number
2005 3,800
2006 3,490
2007 3,280
2008 3,060
2009 3,030
2010 3,590
2011 3,970
2012 3,760
2013 3,800
2014 3,970
2015 3,840
2016 4,570
2017 4,590
2018 4,650

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Year Number
2005 2,680
2006 2,900
2007 2,610
2008 2,910
2009 2,410
2010 2,360
2011 2,600
2012 2,840
2013 2,390
2014 2,480
2015 2,640
2016 2,990
2017 2,650
2018 2,570

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

Year Number
2005 190
2006 300
2007 330
2008 260
2009 230
2010 240
2011 190
2012 150
2013 210
2014 250
2015 310
2016 350
2017 280
2018 440

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 100
2006 110
2007 140
2008 170
2009 150
2010 150

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Year Number
2016 60

Parking Lot Attendants

Year Number
2005 100
2006 80
2009 290
2012 50
2013 50
2014 50
2015 100
2016 130
2017 190
2018 360

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

Year Number
2009 80
2010 120
2011 170
2012 140
2013 120
2014 120
2015 110
2016 120

Transportation Inspectors

Year Number
2005 30
2014 30
2015 30
2016 30

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Year Number
2008 50
2011 50
2012 90
2013 100
2014 50

Crane and Tower Operators

Year Number
2005 30
2006 120
2007 200
2008 190
2009 140
2011 140
2013 100
2014 50
2015 60
2016 50
2017 100
2018 180

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Year Number
2005 60
2006 130
2007 200
2008 220
2009 140
2010 70
2011 80
2012 70
2013 90
2014 120
2015 140
2016 120
2017 100
2018 60

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Year Number
2005 1,270
2006 1,370
2007 1,460
2008 1,380
2009 1,070
2010 850
2011 810
2012 930
2013 940
2014 1,080
2015 1,160
2016 1,220
2017 1,220
2018 1,170

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Year Number
2005 1,040
2006 980
2007 1,010
2008 950
2009 830
2010 720
2011 890
2012 950
2013 940
2014 840
2015 770
2016 770
2017 870
2018 880

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Year Number
2005 7,270
2006 7,250
2007 6,580
2008 6,650
2009 6,650
2010 6,360
2011 6,080
2012 6,600
2013 7,540
2015 9,740
2016 11,900
2017 10,190
2018 10,770

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Year Number
2005 400
2006 360
2007 300
2008 280
2009 190
2010 260
2011 290
2012 230
2013 300
2014 200
2015 200
2017 420
2018 450

Packers and Packagers, Hand

Year Number
2005 1,620
2006 2,010
2007 1,060
2008 1,090
2009 880
2010 860
2011 740
2012 900
2013 1,200
2014 1,130
2015 1,380
2016 1,220
2017 1,350
2018 1,610

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Year Number
2005 620
2006 590
2007 580
2008 500
2009 540
2010 380
2011 540
2012 530
2013 390
2014 350
2015 310
2016 300
2017 330
2018 380

Material Moving Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 140
2007 120
2008 130