Table 6-7: Freight Railroad Employment and Wages: 2003

Table 6-7: Freight Railroad Employment and Wages: 2003

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State Employment Wages ($ millions) Retirement beneficiaries Retirement payments ($ millions)
Alabama 3,414 196 9,585 128
Alaska 428 24 196 3
Arizona 2,431 154 10,590 141
Arkansas 3,662 227 9,296 124
California 8,937 567 32,848 437
Colorado 2,753 176 7,633 102
Connecticut 106 6 3,068 41
Delaware 196 11 1,828 24
District of Columbia 9 1 653 9
Florida 6,210 357 32,424 431
Georgia 6,901 394 15,431 205
Hawaii 0 0 262 3
Idaho 1,252 78 4,657 62
Illinois 12,396 773 37,609 500
Indiana 5,611 321 16,527 220
Iowa 3,700 233 9,477 126
Kansas 5,466 351 14,142 188
Kentucky 4,394 254 14,919 199
Louisiana 3,193 189 8,121 108
Maine 644 35 3,253 43
Maryland 1,625 94 10,373 138
Massachusetts 734 40 5,030 67
Michigan 4,171 253 15,275 203
Minnesota 4,551 277 17,150 228
Mississippi 1,745 109 6,139 82
Missouri 6,739 424 20,042 267
Montana 2,452 151 6,165 82
Nebraska 9,748 627 10,970 146
Nevada 644 41 3,658 49
New Hampshire 193 10 992 13
New Jersey 1,196 57 10,287 137
New Mexico 1,550 100 4,975 66
New York 3,053 173 24,712 329
North Carolina 2,315 132 10,468 139
North Dakota 1,552 98 3,255 43
Ohio 7,845 446 30,421 405
Oklahoma 1,539 94 5,442 72
Oregon 2,239 138 8,885 118
Pennsylvania 7,138 397 42,340 563
Rhode Island 75 4 624 8
South Carolina 1,648 94 6,566 87
South Dakota 745 45 1,319 18
Tennessee 3,984 235 11,970 159
Texas 15,095 956 33,912 451
Utah 1,692 106 5,726 76
Vermont 218 10 1,019 14
Virginia 5,311 303 19,232 256
Washington 3,709 236 11,524 153
West Virginia 2,815 162 10,182 135
Wisconsin 3,409 220 10,595 141
Wyoming 2,629 169 3,029 40
United States, total 174,062 10,551 584,796 7,782

1 Freight railroads include Class I, regional, switching and terminal, and local.

NOTE: Wages do not include fringe benefits.

SOURCE: Association of American Railroads, Railroads and States-2003, Washington, DC: 2005, available at http://www.aar.org/AboutTheIndustry/StateInformation.asp as of Sept. 19, 2005.