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 2004 2005
All industries 4,182,719 4,471,400 4,829,240 4,942,776 4,980,897 (R) 5,127,686 (R) 5,377,124 5,664,795
Transportation and warehousing, total 142,175 151,999 162,753 165,113 162,152 (R) 163,580 (R) 172,359 178,667
Air 25,512 27,447 30,046 32,311 30,551 (R) 28,385 (R) 28,246 26,576
Rail 12,611 12,610 12,409 12,104 11,841 (R) 12,099 (R) 12,762 12,869
Water 2,396 2,652 2,710 2,789 2,888 (R) 2,984 (R) 3,248 3,528
Truck 43,059 45,818 48,594 48,541 47,879 (R) 48,497 (R) 51,764 55,238
Transit and ground passenger transportation 7,672 8,249 8,497 8,806 8,987 (R) 9,244 (R) 9,646 10,041
Pipeline 3,178 3,473 4,282 4,238 3,272 (R) 3,188 (R) 3,171 3,242
Other transportation and support activitiesb 34,105 37,040 39,974 39,881 39,750 (R) 40,940 (R) 43,694 46,021
Warehousing and storage 13,641 14,709 16,240 16,442 16,984 (R) 18,244 (R) 19,827 21,153

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.gov/bea/dn1.htm as of Oct. 20, 2006.