Table 3-23. Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (Current $ millions)R

Table 3-23. Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (Current $ millions)R

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Total wage and salary accruals 272,800 363,700 551,500 814,700 1,377,600 1,995,700 2,757,500 2,827,600 2,970,600 3,094,000 3,254,000 3,441,060 3,630,142 3,884,713 4,189,515
Transportation                             
Air 1,268 1,852 4,029 5,894 11,029 15,744 29,440 30,588 31,871 32,843 34,488 36,183 38,839 41,143 44,826
Trucking and warehousing 4,592 6,265 9,123 13,786 23,755 29,725 34,715 35,138 37,036 39,085 42,502 44,830 47,074 50,678 54,671
Local and interurban passenger transit 1,307 1,427 1,868 2,375 3,423 4,272 5,658 5,969 6,357 6,727 7,286 7,723 8,366 8,857 9,496
Railroad 5,498 5,446 6,268 8,108 12,850 11,862 10,729 10,880 11,517 11,219 11,231 11,272 11,543 11,753 11,546
Water 1,379 1,584 2,112 2,601 4,572 5,050 5,620 5,969 5,955 6,002 6,235 6,322 6,463 6,912 7,325
Pipeline, except natural gas 160 153 183 285 577 709 831 893 979 958 929 868 816 839 847
Transportation servicesb 425 549 922 1,463 3,041 5,420 8,521 8,816 9,333 9,930 10,973 11,977 12,483 13,647 14,985
Total 14,629 17,276 24,505 34,512 59,247 72,782 95,514 98,253 103,048 106,764 113,644 119,175 125,584 133,829 143,696

a Wages do not include compensation (supplements to wages and salaries such as pension, profit-sharing, and other retirement plans, and health, life, and unemployment insurance).
b Defined as services incidental to transportation, such as forwarding and packing services and arranging passenger travel and freight transportation.

KEY: R = revised.

SOURCE: 1960-1998: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Products Accounts, tables 6.3b and 6.3c, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn1.htm (file: http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn/seltab29.exe), as of May 17, 2000.