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Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in Kentucky

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10.0% Jobs Projection
$44,460 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 100 workers employed as Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in this state in 2018.

There were 290 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 170 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders than average.

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Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.6%.

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Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 330 jobs for Kentucky Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,400 annual jobs and 11,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders ranged from $28,130 to $74,460 with $44,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.52 to $35.8. The median hourly rate was $21.38.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.28 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $5.10.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top States for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders Employment

View the list below to see where most Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 1,190 $37,240
Alabama 840 $34,710
Louisiana 550 $35,330
California 530 $32,940
North Dakota 520 $43,380
Georgia 490 $42,470
New Jersey 460 $67,350
Ohio 370 $33,130
Wisconsin 360 $46,030
Oklahoma 240 $30,880
Massachusetts 230 $43,490
Tennessee 210 $43,980
Illinois 190 $38,310
Colorado 170 $45,890
Michigan 160 $45,010
Virginia 130 $32,580
Nebraska 120 $46,030
Indiana 110 $32,010
Minnesota 100 $47,000
Kentucky 100 $44,460

Below are the states where Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $67,350
Oregon $55,470
Washington $48,580
Minnesota $47,000
Wisconsin $46,030
Nebraska $46,030
Colorado $45,890
Missouri $45,870
Michigan $45,010
Kentucky $44,460

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