Table 9.—Tourism Employment and Compensation of Employees, 1992

Industry Total employment (thousands of employees) Tourism industry ratio Tourism employment (thousands of employees) Compensation (millions of dollars) Tourism compensation (millions of dollars) Average compensation per tourism employee (dollars)/1/
Method 1 Method 2 Method 3 Method 1 Method 2 Method 3 Method 1 Method 2 Method 3
Hotels and lodging places/2/1,6610.800.810.821,3291,3471,36232,61526,09226,45326,74419,636
Eating and drinking places/3/6,819.16.17.201,0911,1581,36481,26513,00213,79516,25311,917
Railroads and related services243.04.04.04109914,72758953453460,605
Local and suburban transit and interurban highway passenger transportation, except taxicabs/4/416.21.25.318710312813,6352,8633,3784,20632,776
Taxicabs/5/32.22.45.70715221,08823949476134,000
Air transportation625.81.81.8150650650629,74024,08924,06024,06047,584
Water transportation100.14.14.141414144,65065167367346,500
Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers178.54.55.5796971013,7332,0162,0412,12820,972
Arrangement of passenger transportation/6/191.22.22.224343435,0371,1221,1221,12226,372
Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services (except membership sports and recreation clubs); racing, including track operation; marinas; and libraries and museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens633.18.19.2411412015210,9731,9752,0852,63417,335
Membership sports and recreation clubs297.31.32.4092951195,3481,6581,7112,13918,007
Motion picture theaters; dance studios, schools, and halls; theatrical producers (except motion pictures), bands, orchestras, and entertainers282.17.20.274856766,0421,0271,2081,63121,426
Professional sports clubs and promoters46.13.12.166673,71648344659580,783
Gasoline service stations632.07.07.1144476710,0387037501,06415,883
Retail excluding eating and drinking places and gasoline services stations12,572.02.03.03262318383228,0004,7505,7626,94118,136
Total tourism industries3,7493,9334,35381,26084,51191,48321,393
Total industries117,998117,998117,9983,645,0423,645,0423,645,04230,891
Tourism share (percent)3.23.33.72.22.32.5

1. Average compensation per tourism employee was calculated as the arithmetic mean of the average compensation per tourism employee for methods 1, 2 and 3.

2. Self-employment for SIC 70 (Hotels and lodging) for 1992 is estimated at 56,000. (Source: Derived from Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 1992.)

3. Self employment for SIC 58 (Eating and drinking places) for 1992 is estimated at 490,000. (Source: Derived from Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 1992.) )

4. Employment for this category includes 206,000 State and local government "transit" employees. (Source: Table 7.—Employment and Payrolls of State and Local Governments by Type of Government and Function: October 1992, 1992 Census of Governments, Compendium of Public Employment). Compensation for the State and local government "transit" employees is estimated at $9,804,000,000, which is added to the national income and product account estimate for compensation.

5. Self employment for SIC 41 for 1992 is estimated at 54,000, all of which is assumed to occur in SIC 4120 (Taxicabs). (Source: Derived from Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 1992.)

6. Self-employment for SIC 47 for 1992 is estimated at 27,000, all of which is assumed to occur in SIC 4720 (Arrangement of Passenger Transportation).

NOTE.—See the section "Methodological Overview" for a discussion of the three methods.

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Wage Annual Averages, 1992; Bureau of the Census, U. S. Department of Commerce, 1992 Census of Governments, Compendium of Public Employment; and Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Current Population Survey, 1992.

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