Table 3-23a: Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (Standard Industrial Classification [SIC] basis)

Table 3-23a: Total Wagea and Salary Accruals by Transportation Industry (Standard Industrial Classification [SIC] basis)

(Current $ millions)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
All industries 272,855 363,757 551,560 814,838 1,377,641 1,995,472 2,754,015 2,822,984 2,964,529 3,089,159 3,249,764 3,435,670 3,623,205 3,874,685 4,182,719 4,471,400 4,829,240
Transportation, total 14,629 17,276 24,505 34,512 59,247 72,556 95,323 97,978 102,840 106,514 113,248 118,964 125,351 133,638 144,919 154,811 163,555
Air 1,268 1,852 4,029 5,894 11,029 15,744 29,515 30,659 31,983 33,020 34,553 36,237 38,616 41,090 45,132 49,284 52,890
Trucking and warehousing 4,592 6,265 9,123 13,786 23,755 29,725 34,475 34,890 36,780 38,790 42,155 44,556 46,787 50,362 54,365 58,323 61,326
Local and interurban passenger transit 1,307 1,427 1,868 2,375 3,423 4,047 5,635 5,943 6,329 6,748 7,373 7,892 8,569 9,188 9,903 10,575 10,899
Railroad 5,498 5,446 6,268 8,108 12,850 11,861 10,726 10,877 11,511 11,147 11,171 11,203 11,502 11,733 12,611 12,610 12,409
Water 1,379 1,584 2,112 2,601 4,572 5,050 5,620 5,969 5,955 6,004 6,239 6,345 6,450 6,896 7,321 7,601 8,141
Pipeline, except natural gas 160 153 183 285 577 709 831 893 979 958 929 873 822 824 845 850 865
Transportation servicesc 425 549 922 1,463 3,041 5,420 8,521 8,748 9,302 9,847 10,829 11,858 12,604 13,544 14,741 15,568 17,024

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 The data in this table have been revised as a result of the Bureau of Economic Analysis' comprehensive revision of the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA).

c Establishments furnishing services incidental to transportation, such as forwarding and packing services and the arrangement of passenger and freight transportation.

NOTE

The Bureau of Economic Analysis provides these data on a SIC basis ending in 2000 and on a North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) basis beginning in 1998 (see table 3-23b for data based on NAICS).

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 Feb. 17, 2004.