Table 4 Labor Compensation per Employee

Table 4 Labor Compensation per Employee

(In current and constant dollars)

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Year In current dollars   In constant dollars
Air transportation Line-haul railroads General freight trucking, long distance U.S. economy CPI (1982-84=100) Air transportation Line-haul railroads General freight trucking, long distance U.S. economy
1990 $47,815 $50,236 $30,092   130.7 $36,584 $38,436 $23,024  
1991 $49,799 $51,947 $30,605 $34,216 136.2 $36,564 $38,140 $22,471 $25,122
1992 $52,084 $52,461 $32,482 $35,922 140.3 $37,123 $37,392 $23,151 $25,603
1993 $53,844 $54,322 $31,746 $37,190 144.5 $37,263 $37,593 $21,970 $25,737
1994 $56,286 $56,256 $32,738 $38,064 148.2 $37,980 $37,959 $22,090 $25,684
1995 $58,485 $58,439 $32,961 $37,877 152.4 $38,376 $38,346 $21,628 $24,854
1996 $59,419 $60,701 $32,358 $38,854 156.9 $37,871 $38,688 $20,623 $24,764
1997 $60,742 $62,259 $34,882 $39,978 160.5 $37,846 $38,791 $21,733 $24,908
1998 $61,350 $64,328 $35,842 $41,101 163.0 $37,638 $39,465 $21,989 $25,215
1999 $62,771 $64,700 $37,196 $42,203 166.6 $37,678 $38,835 $22,326 $25,332
2000 $64,736 $66,782 $38,746 $44,013 172.2 $37,593 $38,782 $22,501 $25,559
2001 $68,350 $69,351 $39,147 $46,072 177.1 $38,594 $39,159 $22,105 $26,015
Percentage change over time                  
1990-2001 42.9 38.1 30.1   35.5 5.5 1.9 −4.0  
1991-2001 37.3 33.5 27.9 34.7 30.0 5.6 2.7 −1.6 3.6
1992-2001 31.2 32.2 20.5 28.3 26.2 4.0 4.7 −4.5 1.6
1990-2000 35.4 32.9 28.8   31.8 2.8 0.9 −2.3  
1990-1999 31.3 28.8 23.6   27.5 3.0 1.0 −3.0  
1990-1998 28.3 28.1 19.1   24.7 2.9 2.7 −4.5  

Key: CPI = Consumer Price Index.

Sources: Industry data were obtained from BLS staff (personal communication).

Note: Data for the U.S. economy (all civilian workers) were computed as follows: compensation per hour (BLS website) x 2,080 (hours per year).