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Industry Ratios for Transportation and Warehousing - by subsector
Data based on 2002 Economic Census Geographic Area Series and Subject Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. See the Key to Column Headings for definition of terms, how these measures are used, and links to other information. Use Down arrow buttons below or Search above to go to specific industries and for links to 2007 chart Industry Snapshots.

(1) Data for NAICS 481111 do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Information, U.S. Department of Transportation.

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NAICS
code
Description Total revenue
($ millions)
Revenue per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
  Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48-49 Transportation & warehousing 382,152 1,914 104,675 3.29 1,326 31,770 693
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481 Air transportation 19,735 5,130 199,054 5.19 68 38,380 13
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483 Water transportation 23,331 12,345 352,687 7.30 80 48,288 7
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 484 Truck transportation 164,219 1,458 114,421 3.44 569 33,270 391
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 18,850 1,092 47,316 2.46 65 19,266 60
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 486 Pipeline transportation 22,031 10,069 598,843 8.90 76 67,318 8
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 1,859 737 82,563 3.53 6 23,377 9
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 488 Support activities for transportation 57,414 1,692 123,308 3.54 199 34,797 118
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 492 Couriers & messengers 58,165 4,596 103,586 3.39 201 30,588 44
Detailed industries Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 493 Warehousing & storage 16,548 1,306 29,260 .96 57 30,384 44

 

 

Industry Ratios for Transportation and Warehousing - by industry
Data based on 2002 Economic Census Geographic Area Series and Subject Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. See the Key to Column Headings for definition of terms, how these measures are used, and links to other information. Use Down arrow buttons below or Search above to go to specific industries and for links to 2007 chart Industry Snapshots.

(1) Data for NAICS 481111 do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Information, U.S. Department of Transportation.

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NAICS
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Description Total revenue
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Revenue per estab-
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($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
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per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481 Air transportation 19,735 5,130 199,054 5.19 68 38,380 13
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4811 Scheduled air transportation 12,157 7,301 181,074 5.33 42 33,976 6
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481111 Scheduled passenger air transportation 8,922 6,927 201,641 5.45 30 37,001 4
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481112 Scheduled freight air transportation 3,235 8,580 141,316 5.02 11 28,130 1
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4812 Nonscheduled air transportation 7,578 3,473 236,766 4.97 26 47,618 8
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481211 Nonscheduled chartered passenger air transportation 5,562 3,779 239,856 5.01 19 47,903 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481212 Nonscheduled chartered freight air transportation 1,165 4,753 261,747 5.55 4 47,176 1
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 481219 Other nonscheduled air transportation 851 1,831 194,915 4.19 2 46,559 2
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($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
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employee
($)
Estab-
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residents
482 Rail Transportation (not covered in the Economic Census) X
482111 Line-Haul Railroads X
482112 Short Line Railroads X
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Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
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Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483 Water transportation 23,331 12,345 352,687 7.30 80 48,288 7
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4831 Deep sea, coastal, & Great Lakes water transportation 19,788 15,059 413,130 8.50 68 48,627 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483111 Deep sea freight transportation 6,533 14,453 512,647 8.75 22 58,596 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483112 Deep sea passenger transportation 7,919 89,987 707,669 18.63 27 37,995
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483113 Coastal & Great Lakes freight transportation 5,066 7,723 237,648 4.70 17 50,548 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483114 Coastal & Great Lakes passenger transportation 270 2,287 102,012 3.39 0 30,099
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4832 Inland water transportation 3,544 6,152 194,107 4.10 12 47,398 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483211 Inland water freight transportation 3,176 9,595 211,682 4.24 11 49,966 1
Sampler for this industry 4832111 Inland waterways freight transportation (except towing) 2,524 10,302 217,618 4.32 8 50,388 1
Sampler for this industry 4832112 Inland waterways towing transportation 652 7,583 191,466 3.95 2 48,529
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 483212 Inland water passenger transportation 368 1,500 113,023 3.18 1 35,547 1
Sampler for this industry 4832121 Inland waterways ferry transportation 224 3,115 135,013 3.57 0 37,835
Sampler for this industry 4832122 Other water passenger transportation (including water taxi) 143 828 90,065 2.72 0 33,159 1
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Description Total revenue
($ millions)
Revenue per estab-
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($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 484 Truck transportation 164,219 1,458 114,421 3.44 569 33,270 391
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4841 General freight trucking 110,239 1,868 111,444 3.23 382 34,493 205
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48411 General freight trucking, local 17,353 810 99,643 3.22 60 30,944 74
Sampler for this industry 4841101 General freight trucking without storage, local, truckload 12,023 834 108,926 3.47 41 31,351 50
Sampler for this industry 4841102 General freight trucking w/o storage, local, less than truckload 3,947 705 86,558 2.89 13 29,958 19
Sampler for this industry 4841103 General freight trucking with storage, local, truckload 772 857 64,949 2.17 2 29,936 3
Sampler for this industry 4841104 General freight trucking with storage, local, less than truckload 612 1,186 97,118 2.96 2 32,863 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 92,886 2,472 113,965 3.23 322 35,252 130
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 484121 General freight trucking, long-distance, truckload 65,031 2,165 117,010 3.66 225 32,008 104
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 484122 General freight trucking, long-distance, less than truckload 27,855 3,697 107,438 2.55 96 42,205 26
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4842 Specialized freight trucking 53,980 1,007 121,026 3.96 187 30,558 186
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48421 Used household & office goods moving 12,638 1,462 113,865 4.09 43 27,861 30
Sampler for this industry 4842101 Used household & office goods moving, local, without storage 2,019 604 69,667 2.97 7 23,435 12
Sampler for this industry 4842102 Used household & office goods moving, long-distance 8,454 2,478 156,384 5.12 29 30,543 12
Sampler for this industry 4842103 Used household & office goods moving, local, with storage 2,166 1,147 77,456 2.84 7 27,260 7
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48422 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local 22,383 677 112,248 3.82 77 29,418 115
Sampler for this industry 4842201 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), local 2,019 1,281 106,988 2.75 7 38,898 5
Sampler for this industry 4842202 Agricultural products trucking without storage, local 3,198 441 100,789 3.99 11 25,235 25
Sampler for this industry 4842203 Dump trucking 11,268 662 126,646 4.47 39 28,334 59
Sampler for this industry 4842204 Specialized trucking without storage, local 5,188 786 99,557 3.29 18 30,263 23
Sampler for this industry 4842205 Specialized trucking, with storage, local 710 1,119 91,935 3.04 2 30,215 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48423 Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance 18,958 1,591 139,792 4.06 65 34,443 41
Sampler for this industry 4842301 Hazardous materials trucking (except waste), long-distance 2,630 1,766 139,753 3.89 9 35,928 5
Sampler for this industry 4842302 Agricultural products trucking, long-distance 2,971 659 126,087 4.76 10 26,507 16
Sampler for this industry 4842303 Other specialized trucking, long-distance 13,357 2,258 143,264 3.96 46 36,149 21
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Description Total revenue
($ millions)
Revenue per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485 Transit & ground passenger transportation 18,850 1,092 47,316 2.46 65 19,266 60
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4851 Urban transit systems 2,808 2,740 52,352 1.66 9 31,580 4
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485111 Mixed mode transit systems D
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485112 Commuter rail systems D
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485113 Bus & motor vehicle transit systems 2,272 2,480 47,973 1.63 7 29,399 3
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485119 Other urban transit systems D
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4852 Interurban & rural bus transportation 1,531 3,014 80,142 2.69 5 29,834 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4853 Taxi & limousine service 4,248 608 64,287 3.59 14 17,926 24
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48531 Taxi service 1,602 510 54,171 3.39 5 15,964 11
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48532 Limousine service 2,647 688 72,480 3.71 9 19,515 13
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4854 School & employee bus transportation 5,928 1,313 33,937 2.27 20 14,941 16
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4855 Charter bus industry 1,762 1,410 60,140 3.12 6 19,291 4
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4859 Other transit & ground passenger transportation 2,572 865 46,285 2.45 8 18,924 10
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485991 Special needs transportation 1,855 904 45,007 2.33 6 19,348 7
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 485999 All other transit & ground passenger transportation 718 777 49,950 2.82 2 17,709 3
Sampler for this industry 4859991 Scheduled airport shuttle service 472 853 45,468 2.62 1 17,329 2
Sampler for this industry 4859992 All other passenger transportation 246 663 61,602 3.29 0 18,696 1
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Description Total revenue
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Revenue per estab-
lishment
($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 486 Pipeline transportation 22,031 10,069 598,843 8.90 76 67,318 8
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil 3,402 13,499 522,719 7.02 11 74,467 1
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas 14,797 10,341 624,968 9.39 51 66,526 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4869 Other pipeline transportation 3,832 7,589 580,196 9.19 13 63,114 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48691 Pipeline transportation of refined petroleum products 3,414 7,294 555,177 8.74 11 63,530 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48699 All other pipeline transportation 418 11,308 917,570 15.96 1 57,507
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($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 487 Scenic & sightseeing transportation 1,859 737 82,563 3.53 6 23,377 9
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4871 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, land 636 1,077 72,745 3.32 2 21,909 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4872 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, water 1,002 573 82,909 3.50 3 23,663 6
Sampler for this industry 4872101 Excursion & sightseeing boats (including dinner cruises) 774 994 80,950 3.34 2 24,226 3
Sampler for this industry 4872102 Charter fishing & party fishing boats 228 236 90,321 4.19 0 21,532 3
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4879 Scenic & sightseeing transportation, other 220 1,198 131,193 4.53 0 28,961 1
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($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
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residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 488 Support activities for transportation 57,414 1,692 123,308 3.54 199 34,797 118
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4881 Support activities for air transportation 12,181 2,448 94,024 3.25 42 28,911 17
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48811 Airport operations 3,838 2,349 65,650 2.89 13 22,705 6
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 488111 Air traffic control 71 471 61,013 1.36 0 44,754 1
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 488119 Other airport operations 3,768 2,539 65,743 2.95 13 22,259 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48819 Other support activities for air transportation 8,343 2,496 117,360 3.45 28 34,016 12
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4882 Support activities for rail transportation 1,822 2,135 89,608 2.63 6 34,105 3
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4883 Support activities for water transportation 8,812 3,724 137,703 3.38 30 40,688 8
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48831 Port & harbor operations 1,132 5,099 206,029 4.86 3 42,421 1
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48832 Marine cargo handling 4,332 7,721 128,580 3.16 15 40,702 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48833 Navigational services to shipping and salvage 1,768 2,279 153,350 3.57 6 42,926 3
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48839 Other support activities for water transportation 1,580 1,958 118,991 3.13 5 37,993 3
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4884 Support activities for road transportation 4,003 505 71,437 2.95 13 24,195 28
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48841 Motor vehicle towing 3,097 451 68,717 2.94 10 23,352 24
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 48849 Other support activities for road transportation 906 850 82,614 2.99 3 27,659 4
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4885 Freight transportation arrangement 27,656 1,676 163,995 4.03 95 40,728 57
Sampler for this industry 4885101 Freight forwarding 13,183 2,016 168,249 4.26 45 39,492 23
Sampler for this industry 4885102 Arrangement of transportation of freight & cargo 14,473 1,453 160,303 3.83 50 41,801 35
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4889 Other support activities for transportation 2,940 2,234 108,634 3.14 10 34,557 5
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 488991 Packing & crating D 4
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 488999 All other support activities for transportation D
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Description Total revenue
($ millions)
Revenue per estab-
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($1,000)
Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
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residents
491 Postal Service (not covered in the Economic Census) X
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employee
($)
Estab-
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Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 492 Couriers & messengers 58,165 4,596 103,586 3.39 201 30,588 44
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4921 Couriers 54,821 7,426 106,464 3.39 190 31,423 26
Sampler for this industry 4921101 Courier services (except by air) D 12
Sampler for this industry 4921102 Air courier services D 13
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 4922 Local messengers & local delivery 3,344 634 71,778 3.36 11 21,359 18
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Revenue per estab-
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Revenue per paid employee($) Revenue per $ of payroll ($) Revenue per capita ($) Annual
payroll
per
employee
($)
Estab-
lishments
per million
residents
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 493 Warehousing & storage 16,548 1,306 29,260 .96 57 30,384 44
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 49311 General warehousing & storage 10,505 1,248 25,848 .85 36 30,496 29
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 49312 Refrigerated warehousing & storage 2,908 2,362 64,280 1.98 10 32,406 4
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 49313 Farm product warehousing & storage 763 1,082 69,940 2.29 2 30,488 2
Sampler for this industry Graphic snapshot of data for this industry 49319 Other warehousing & storage 2,372 1,025 23,037 .79 8 29,045 8
Sampler for this industry 4931901 Household goods warehousing & storage 424 572 7,691 .34 1 22,487 3
Sampler for this industry 4931902 Specialized goods warehousing & storage 1,948 1,238 40,734 1.11 6 36,607 5


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?