Table 6-7: Freight Railroad Employment and Wages: 2002

Table 6-7: Freight Railroad Employment and Wages: 2002

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State Employment Wages ($ millions) Retirement beneficiaries Retirement payments ($ millions)
Alabama 3,415 190 9,744 123
Alaska 427 22 199 3
Arizona 2,479 151 10,741 136
Arkansas 3,716 223 9,305 118
California 9,190 561 34,116 431
Colorado 2,764 170 7,779 98
Connecticut 107 5 3,133 40
Delaware 190 10 1,827 23
District of Columbia 5 0 692 9
Florida 6,324 349 33,002 417
Georgia 6,491 359 15,506 196
Hawaii 0 0 272 3
Idaho 1,318 79 4,705 59
Illinois 12,758 766 38,624 488
Indiana 5,537 306 16,825 213
Iowa 3,698 223 9,640 122
Kansas 5,737 353 14,423 182
Kentucky 4,530 253 15,105 191
Louisiana 3,125 182 8,342 105
Maine 647 33 3,322 42
Maryland 1,675 93 10,745 136
Massachusetts 728 38 5,283 67
Michigan 4,124 239 15,610 197
Minnesota 4,483 261 17,611 223
Mississippi 1,697 103 6,171 78
Missouri 7,037 427 20,382 258
Montana 2,475 146 6,284 79
Nebraska 9,968 616 11,025 139
Nevada 683 42 3,623 46
New Hampshire 201 10 1,017 13
New Jersey 1,228 57 10,759 136
New Mexico 1,579 98 5,029 64
New York 3,137 172 25,559 323
North Carolina 2,294 126 10,591 134
North Dakota 1,588 96 3,298 42
Ohio 7,970 439 31,284 396
Oklahoma 1,604 95 5,574 70
Oregon 2,270 135 9,081 115
Pennsylvania 7,565 409 44,044 557
Rhode Island 69 4 656 8
South Carolina 1,646 90 6,523 82
South Dakota 734 43 1,349 17
Tennessee 4,103 233 12,145 154
Texas 15,056 917 34,476 436
Utah 1,737 105 5,874 74
Vermont 195 8 1,072 14
Virginia 5,689 316 19,637 248
Washington 3,812 233 11,704 148
West Virginia 2,862 159 10,476 132
Wisconsin 3,669 228 10,802 137
Wyoming 2,724 168 3,077 39
United States, total 177,060 10,344 598,063 7,562

NOTE: Wages do not include fringe benefits.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States-2002, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://www.aar.org/PubCommon/Documents/AboutTheIndustry/RRState_Rankings.pdf, as of June 10, 2004.