HOURLY EARNINGS OF WORKERS IN TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENT SERVICES

HOURLY EARNINGS OF WORKERS IN TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENT SERVICES

Average Hourly Earnings of Production Workers by Industry (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Average Hourly Earnings of Production Workers by Industry (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Between July 2000 and July 2001, the average hourly earnings, measured in current dollars, increased in both passenger transportation arrangement and freight transportation arrangement.

Average Hourly Earnings    Jul-00       Jul-01   
Passenger transportation arrangement (current dollars) 14.85 15.72
Passenger transportation arrangement (current dollars) percent change from same month previous year  5.62  5.86
Freight transportation arrangement (current dollars) 14.54 15.42
Freight transportation arrangement (current dollars) percent change from same month previous year  1.32  6.05
Passenger transportation arrangement (1982 dollars)  8.49  8.76
Passenger transportation arrangement (1982 dollars) percent change from same month previous year  1.81  3.18
Freight transportation arrangement (1982 dollars)  8.32  8.60
Freight transportation arrangement (1982 dollars) percent change from same month previous year -2.33  3.36

NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

Passenger transportation arrangement includes travel agencies, tour operators, and other establishments primarily engaged in arranging passenger transportation, such as ticket offices, not operated by transportation companies, for railroads, buses, ships, and airlines.

Freight transportation arrangement includes establishments primarily engaged in furnishing information and acting as agents in arranging transportation for freight and cargo, such as shipping agents, freight consolidators, shipping document preparation and tariff consultants.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment, Hours, and Earnings, available at http://www.bls.gov/ecthome.htm.