Warehousing and Storage

OJT for Warehousing and Storage: NAICS 493

The Warehousing and Storage subsector is part of the Transportation and Warehousing sector.

Subsector Context

The following chart breaks down the parent sector into its subsectors. It shows the percentage of people that these subsectors employ, relative to the entire sector, and the projected growth of these subsectors through 2026.

Largest Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Subsector, Projected for 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 317.3 28.6 26.0 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Industrial truck and tractor operators 140.6 12.7 13.4 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Packers and packagers, hand 83.9 7.6 26.0 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Stock clerks and order fillers 78.1 7.0 13.4 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 58.2 5.2 19.7 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 55.0 5.0 26.0 Postsecondary nondegree award Short-term on-the-job training
First-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 34.2 3.1 26.0 High school diploma or equivalent None
Light truck or delivery services drivers 23.3 2.1 26.0 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Machine feeders and offbearers 20.8 1.9 26.0 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Maintenance and repair workers, general 20.6 1.9 26.0 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training

Growth Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Subsector, Projected thru 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Operations research analysts 0.3 0.0 44.9 Bachelor’s degree None
Market research analysts and marketing specialists 1.2 0.1 38.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Financial managers 0.9 0.1 38.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Software developers, applications 0.4 0.0 38.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 6.9 0.6 26.5 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 317.3 28.6 26.0 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Packers and packagers, hand 83.9 7.6 26.0 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 55.0 5.0 26.0 Postsecondary nondegree award Short-term on-the-job training
First-line supervisors of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 34.2 3.1 26.0 High school diploma or equivalent None
Light truck or delivery services drivers 23.3 2.1 26.0 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training

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