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Louisiana Statistics

Trucking Industry Employment and Wages in Louisiana

Year Trucking Industry Employment Trucking Industry Percent of State Employment Trucking Industry Wages ($000) Average Weekly Trucking Industry Wages Average Annual Trucking Industry Wages
2009 93,161 6% $3,638,554,530 $751 $39,057
2010 90,348 6% $3,666,843,741 $780 $40,586
2011 91,268 6% $3,839,741,541 $809 $42,071
2012 91.874 6% $3,860,763,689 $808 $42,022

Roadway Extent and Use in Louisiana

Year Total Miles of
Public Roads
Vehicle Miles Traveled by All Vehicles (Millions)
2010 61,327 45,439
2011 61,635 46,513
2012 61,326 46,889
2013 61,427
47,758

 

Year Vehicle Miles Traveled By Trucks (Millions) Truck Percent of All
Vehicle Miles Traveled
2010 7,016 15%
2011
2012
2013 7,173 15%

State and Federal Freight Motor Carrier Taxes and Fees Paid 2009-2013

Fuel Taxes 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Federal Motor Carrier Fuel Taxes $206,196,326 $214,894,868 $218,683,693 $199,249,087 $201,527,358
Percent of Total Federal Fuel Taxes For State 35% 36% 36% 35% 35%
State Motor Carrier Fuel Taxes $181,203,344 $188,402,158 $191,524,864 $175,293,850 $177,449,916
Percent of Total State Fuel Taxes 33% 34% 34% 33% 32%
Total Motor Carrier Fuel Taxes Paid $387,399,670 $403,297,026 $410,208,557 $374,542,937 $378,977,274
           
Registration Fees 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Truck Tractors Registered 41,780 42,815 34,350 34,579 32,380
Commercial Trailers Registered 210,872 206,656 204,176 184,692
Trucks & Truck Tractors Registration Fees $28,706,000
Trailer Registration Fees $2,926,000
Total Truck & Trailer Registration Fees $31,632,000  –  –
Percent of Total State Registration Fees
for All Vehicles
41%
Other Taxes & Fees: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Other State Taxes & Fees $2,690,000
Federal Use Tax $17,368,000 $17,589,000 $7,332,000 $34,978,000 $19,717,000
Federal Excise Tax on Trucks & Trailers $34,105,000 $34,994,000 $48,648,000 $78,439,000 $57,806,000
Federal Excise Tax on Tires $5,671,000 $6,314,000 $8,872,000 $8,548,000 $6,496,000
Total State & Federal Taxes & Fees 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total State Taxes & Fees $215,525,344
Percent of Total State Taxes & Fees for All Vehicles 32%
Total Federal Taxes & Fees $263,340,326 $269,791,868 $283,535,693 $321,214,087 $285,546,3658
Percent of Total Federal Taxes & Fees for All Vehicles 41% 41% 43% 46% 43%
Total State & Federal Taxes & Fees $478,865,670
Percent of Total Federal & State Taxes & Fees for All Vehicles 36%
 
Louisiana Motor Transport Association, Inc.
4838 Bennington Avenue | P.O. Box 80278 | Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Phone: 225-928-5682 | Fax: 225-928-0500