The number of trucking jobs rose in November by 2,300 jobs putting the total at 1.4555 million trucking jobs. Together, the transportation and warehousing sector gained 6,400 jobs in November.
This small increase comes as the U.S. economy continues to post more significant employment gains in other industries.
Construction jobs saw the biggest increase overall. Large gains were also posted in professional and technical services and healthcare.
The entire economy added 211,000 jobs for the month of November. Unemployment remained at 5%, the lowest level since 2008 and the benchmark set by economists for full employment.