Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loader Career

Job Description: Load and unload chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to shipment of products. May gauge or sample shipping tanks and test them for leaks.


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Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loader Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$39,590

Median Hourly Wage

$19.03*

Total Employed Nationally

10,920


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.