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 (R) 2005 (R) 2006 2007
All industries 4,182,719 4,471,400 4,829,240 4,942,776 4,980,897 5,127,686 5,379,508 5,676,657 6,028,499 6,355,721
Transportation and warehousing, total 142,175 151,999 162,753 165,113 162,152 163,580 172,527 180,103 190,097 201,312
Air 25,512 27,447 30,046 32,311 30,551 28,385 28,258 26,669 26,774 29,797
Rail 12,611 12,610 12,409 12,104 11,841 12,099 12,762 13,545 14,199 14,443
Water 2,396 2,652 2,710 2,789 2,888 2,984 3,248 3,617 3,934 4,406
Truck 43,059 45,818 48,594 48,541 47,879 48,497 51,779 55,348 58,669 60,567
Transit and ground passenger transportation 7,672 8,249 8,497 8,806 8,987 9,244 9,666 10,209 10,824 11,491
Pipeline 3,178 3,473 4,282 4,238 3,272 3,188 3,171 3,169 3,573 4,012
Other transportation and support activitiesb 34,105 37,040 39,974 39,881 39,750 40,940 43,739 45,951 48,873 51,433
Warehousing and storage 13,641 14,709 16,240 16,442 16,984 18,244 19,903 21,594 23,252 25,163

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.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts, table 6.3d, available at http://www.bea.gov/ as of December 2008.