Employment & Tax Impact

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

24,086 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These West Virginia residents earn $587 million annually and contribute $107 million in local, state, and federal taxes.

331,998 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 West Virginia residents earn $12 billion annually and contribute $2.3 billion in state taxes.