Employment & Tax Impact

Louisiana Jobs & Tax Base Supported by Transportation Infrastructure Investment Investments in Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure supports…

78,115 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These Louisiana residents earn $4.7 million annually and contribute $582 million in local, state, and federal taxes.

1,021,447 full time jobs in the state in key industries like tourism, trucking, retail sales, agriculture and manufacturing are completely dependent on the state’s transportation infrastructure network.  These Louisiana residents earn $44 billion annually and contribute $8 billion in state taxes.