Table 22 Employment in Transportation and Selected Transportation-Related Industriesa

Table 22 Employment in Transportation and Selected Transportation-Related Industriesa

(Thousands)

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  1990 1995 2000 2003
For-hire transport & warehousing 3,476 3,839 4,410 4,176
Air 529 511 614 527
Water 57 51 56 53
Railroad 272 233 232 215
Transit/ground passenger transportation 274 328 372 380
Pipeline 60 54 46 40
Trucking 1,122 1,249 1,406 1,328
Support activities 364 430 537 516
Scenic/sightseeing transportation 16 22 28 28
Couriers/messengers 375 517 605 567
Warehousing/storage 407 444 514 522
Governmentb 671 644 646 U
Related services & construction 5,256 5,577 6,177 6,024
Automotive repair services/parking; automotive equipment rental/leasing; gasoline stations 1,800 1,906 2,125 2,071
Highway, street, bridge construction 289 278 340 341
Dealers or wholesalers of motor vehicles, parts, petroleum, supplies, equipment 1,993 2,119 2,360 2,367
Travel arrangement/reservation services 250 281 299 240
Ambulatory health care services 99 143 173 196
Postal service 825 850 880 809
Transportation-related manufacturingc 2,681 2,390 2,446 2,134
Total 12,084 12,450 13,679 U

a Annual averages. Data are NAICS-based and differ from previous editions that are SIC-based. (See Glossary for definitions.)

b Fiscal year data. Includes U.S. DOT and state and local highway personnel.

c Includes transportation equipment; petroleum products; tires; rubber; plastics; search, detection, navigation, guidance, aeronautical, and nautical systems; and instrument manufacturing.

Key: U = unavailable.

Sources: Various sources, as cited in USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics, table 3-19b, available at www.bts.gov (latest data forthcoming).