Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation: NAICS 487
On This Page
About the Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation subsector
The scenic and sightseeing transportation subsector is part of the transportation and warehousing sector.
Industries in the Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation subsector utilize transportation equipment to provide recreation and entertainment. These activities have a production process distinct from passenger transportation carried out for the purpose of other types of for-hire transportation. This process does not emphasize efficient transportation; in fact, such activities often use obsolete vehicles, such as steam trains, to provide some extra ambience. The activity is local in nature, usually involving a same-day return to the point of departure.
North American Industry Classification System
The scenic and sightseeing transportation subsector consists of these industry groups:
This section provides information relating to employment in scenic and sightseeing transportation. These data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the number of jobs, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.
(Source: Current Employment Statistics)
Employment by Occupation
For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for scenic and sightseeing transportation.
This section presents data on recent hourly and annual wages for occupations commonly found in beverage and tobbaco product manufacturing.
Wages by Occupation
Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses
This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in scenic and sightseeing transportation. An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing condition.
(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)
This section presents data on the number of establishments in scenic and sightseeing transportation.
(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)
Data extracted on: January 14, 2022