Table 3-23: Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry

Table 3-23: Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry

(Current $ millions)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997R 1998R 1999 2000
TOTAL wage and salary accruals (All industries) 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 3,885,977 4,192,105 4,477,368 4,837,192
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 41,092 45,129 49,284 52,900
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 50,688 54,694 58,632 61,654
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 8,862 9,541 10,180 10,868
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 11,756 12,602 12,790 12,427
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 6,889 7,311 7,587 8,095
Pipeline, except natural gas 160 153 183 285 577 709 831 893 979 958 929 868 816 827 844 847 864
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 13,643 14,939 15,810 17,260
Total 14,629 17,276 24,505 34,512 59,247 72,782 95,514 98,253 103,048 106,764 113,644 119,175 125,584 133,757 145,060 155,130 164,068

KEY: R = revised.

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.

SOURCE: 1960-2000: 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 as of Aug. 3, 2001.