Table 3-23b: Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (North American Industry Classification System [NAICS] basis)

Table 3-23b: Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (North American Industry Classification System [NAICS] basis)

(Current $ millions)

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  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
All industries 4,182,719 4,471,400 4,829,240 4,942,873 4,974,557
Transportation and warehousing, total 142,175 151,999 162,753 165,118 162,226
Air 25,512 27,447 30,046 32,314 30,581
Rail 12,611 12,610 12,409 12,103 11,823
Water 2,396 2,652 2,710 2,790 2,823
Truck 43,059 45818 48,594 48,553 47,953
Transit and ground passenger transportation 7,672 8,249 8,497 8,814 9,023
Pipeline 3,178 3,473 4,282 4,238 3,281
Other transportation and support activitiesb 34,105 37,040 39,974 39,879 39,866
Warehousing and storage 13,641 14,709 16,240 16,248 16,876

a Wages do not include supplements to wages and salaries such as pension, profit-sharing, and other retirement plans, and health, life, and unemployment insurance compensation.

b Comprises business establishments involved in scenic and sightseeing transportation, support activities for transportation, postal service, and couriers and messengers.

NOTE

The Bureau of Economic Analysis provides this data on a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) basis ending in 2000 and on a NAICS basis beginning in 1998 (see table 3-23a for data based on SIC).

SOURCE

1998-2002: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Products Accounts, Annual edition, table 6.3d, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn1.htm as of Feb. 17, 2004.