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)

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  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
All industries 4,180,916 4,465,176 4,827,698 4,952,202 4,997,306 5,154,598 5,410,691 5,705,982 6,070,143 6,415,473 6,554,044 6,279,120
Transportation and warehousing, total 145,915 154,753 164,611 167,412 165,098 166,849 176,601 183,949 194,415 205,811 208,896 194,162
Air 26,030 28,047 30,513 32,831 31,064 28,911 28,805 27,111 27,274 29,725 29,321 27,148
Rail 12,687 12,706 12,524 12,215 11,971 12,265 12,955 13,720 14,416 14,909 15,934 14,355
Water 2,526 2,617 2,666 2,828 2,896 2,974 3,257 3,619 3,942 4,420 4,714 4,612
Truck 44,328 46,895 49,337 49,364 48,870 49,701 53,250 56,744 60,267 62,377 61,772 54,932
Transit and ground passenger transportation 7,997 8,588 8,876 8,985 9,210 9,454 9,925 10,381 11,281 12,078 12,861 12,871
Pipeline 3,090 3,227 4,239 4,232 3,274 3,186 3,172 3,185 3,593 4,071 4,087 4,195
Other transportation and support activitiesb 35,001 37,569 40,085 40,215 40,266 41,682 44,591 46,853 49,754 52,381 53,536 50,153
Warehousing and storage 14,256 15,104 16,370 16,742 17,545 18,676 20,646 22,336 23,888 25,850 26,670 25,895

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.

NOTES

Data in this table are based on the 2002 NAICS codes. This table is not comparable to previously published editions due to the change in NAICS codes base year.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 6.3d, available at http://www.bea.gov/ as of Sept. 8, 2010.