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TransportationMakesAmericaWork!

TheU.S.TransportationConstruction IndustrysEconomicImpacts

Thefirmsandpublicagenciesthatdesign,build,maintainandmanagethe transportationinfrastructurenetworkintheUnitedStatestogetherwiththose whomanufactureandproducetheequipment,materials,suppliesandservices necessaryfortheirworkcomprisetheU.S.transportationconstructionindustry. Itsimpactsonthenationseconomyareenormous: AnnualOutputValueTheannualvalueoftransportationconstructionin theUnitedStateswillsurpass$120billionin2010.Toputthisincontext, itexceedstheoutputvalueofthefollowingU.S.industrysectors:auto repair&maintenance($116.8billion);advertising($106.9billion);farming ($97.5billion);motionpictures($82.7billion);aircraftmanufacturing($82.4 billion);andcoalmining($29.8billion),tonameafew.
TheAnnualOutputValueoftheU.S.TransportationConstructionIndustry ExceedsOtherImportantIndustrySectors
$140 $120.0 $120 $100 $116.8 $106.9 $97.5 $82.7 $82.4

inbillions $

$80 $60 $40 $20 $0 Transp.Const. AutoRepair & Advertising Maint. Farming MotionPicture Aircraft CoalMining Manufacturing
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$29.8

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AnnualContributiontoU.S.GrossDomesticProduct(GDP)Asthe moneyinvestedintransportationconstructionindustryemploymentand purchasesmovesthroughtheU.S.economy,itgeneratesover$380billion intotalannualeconomicactivityforthenationnearly3percentofthe U.S.GrossDomesticProduct(GDP).ThisislargerthantheannualGDPof 160nationsrankedbytheInternationalMonetaryFund,including:Saudi Arabia($370billion);Argentina($310billion);SouthAfrica($287billion); Portugal($228billion);Ireland($228billion);Israel($195billion);Chile ($162billion);andKuwait($111billion).


TheTransportationConstructionIndustry'sAnnualContributiontoU.S.GDP is GreaterThantheAnnualGDPofManyNations
$400 $350 $310.0 $300 $287.0 $380.0 $370.0

inbillions $

$250 $200 $150

$228.0

$228.0 $195.0 $162.0 $111.0

$100 $50 $0 Transp. Const. Saudi Arabia Argentina South Africa Portugal Ireland Israel Chile Kuwait

Creating&SustainingU.S.JobsTransportationconstructioninthe UnitedStatessupportstheequivalent3,383,000fulltimejobs.This includes1,685,000directjobsintransportationconstructionandrelated activitiesand1,698,000jobsinduced,orsustained,bytransportation constructionindustryemployee,firmandagencyspendingthroughoutthe U.S.economy.


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Top10Statesfor TransportationConstruction IndustryEmployment California 354,590 Jobs NewYork 286,449 Jobs Texas 276,276 Jobs Florida 196,087 Jobs Pennsylvania 148,669 Jobs Illinois 129,014 Jobs Georgia 106,658 Jobs Ohio 104,310 Jobs Washington 100,384 Jobs NewJersey 97,036 Jobs

Top10Statesfor TransportationConstruction IndustryDirectPayroll California $12.2B NewYork $12.0B Texas $6.2B Illinois $4.7B Florida $4.5B Pennsylvania $4.3B NewJersey $3.7B Washington $3.4B Ohio $2.8B Massachusetts $2.5B

ToputtheindustrysimpactonU.S.employmentincontext,itdirectly providesmoreAmericanjobsthandirectemploymentbythenations buildingconstruction(1,672,254employees),nursingcarefacilities (1,648,157),commercialbanking(1,640,171),collegesanduniversities (1,572,333),realestate(1,554,163),hotels(1,453,722),machinery manufacturing(1,137,540),newcardealers(1,137,524)lawoffices (1,110,267)andelementaryandsecondaryschools(827,165),among others.


TheTransportationConstructionIndustryGeneratesMoreAmericanJobsthan ManyOtherU.S.IndustrySectors
1,700,000
1,685,000 1,672,254

1,650,000

1,648,157 1,640,171

numberofjobs

1,600,000
1,572,333 1,554,163

1,550,000

1,500,000

1,450,000 Transp.Const. Building Construction NursingCare Facilities Commercial Banking Collegesand Universities RealEstate

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ContributionstoU.S.Payroll&TaxesTransportationconstruction activityintheUnitedStatesgenerates$159.3billionannuallyindirect andinducedwages.Theseworkerscontributeanestimated$955million eachyearinstatepayrolltaxrevenueandanadditional$12.2billionin federalpayrolltaxes. Butthatisonlyasmallpartofthepicture.Withouttheinfrastructurebuilt, maintainedandmanagedbythenationstransportationconstructionindustry, virtuallyallofthemajorindustrysectorsthatcomprisetheU.S.economyandthe Americanjobstheysustainwouldnotexistorcouldnotefficientlyandprofitably function. Top10StatesforTransportation Top10StatesforTransportation ConstructionIndustry ConstructionIndustry Contributionto Contributionto State PayrollTaxes FederalPayrollTaxes California $84.1M California $933.9M NewYork $63.9M NewYork $921.8M Pennsylvania $42.0M Texas $471.2M Illinois $36.0M Illinois $357.6M Washington $33.2M Florida $345.6M NewJersey $32.9M Pennsylvania $331.3M Massachusetts $24.5M NewJersey $286.1M Michigan $19.5M Washington $261.5M Ohio $17.5M Ohio $213.1M Texas $16.6M Massachusetts $192.8M DependentEmploymentThesimplefactisthatmorethan78.6million Americanjobsinjusttourism,manufacturing,transportationandwarehousing, agricultureandforestry,generalconstruction,mining,retailingandwholesaling alonearedependentontheworkdonebytheU.S.transportationconstruction industry.Thesedependentindustriesprovideatotalpayrollinexcessof$2.8 trillionandtheiremployeescontributemorethan$233billionannuallyinstate andfederalpayrolltaxes.

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