Number of bridge and lock tenders employed in 2006: 4,000
Projected Number of bridge and lock tenders that will be employed in 2016: 3,800
The numbers of positions for bridge and lock tenders is expected to decrease by 5% between 2006 and 2016.
*Some careers have been clustered with closely related occupations for some statistics.
**Employment projections are derived from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Projections and Training Data, 2006-07 Edition