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 2003
All industries 4,182,719 4,471,400 4,829,240 (R) 4,942,776 (R) 4,976,266 5,103,553
Transportation and warehousing, total 142,175 151,999 162,753 (R) 165,113 (R) 162,173 162,768
Air 25,512 27,447 30,046 (R) 32,311 (R) 30,551 28,410
Rail 12,611 12,610 12,409 (R) 12,104 (R) 11,824 11,765
Water 2,396 2,652 2,710 (R) 2,789 (R) 2,830 3,023
Truck 43,059 45,818 48,594 (R) 48,541 (R) 47,918 48,497
Transit and ground passenger transportation 7,672 8,249 8,497 (R) 8,806 (R) 9,011 9,222
Pipeline 3,178 3,473 4,282 4,238 (R) 3,284 3,188
Other transportation and support activitiesb 34,105 37,040 39,974 (R) 39,881 (R) 39,863 40,853
Warehousing and storage 13,641 14,709 16,240 (R) 16,442 (R) 16,893 17,811

KEY: R = revised.

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

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 Oct. 4, 2004.