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Highest Paying Industries for Transportation Inspectors

The top 49 highest paying industries for transportation inspectors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $104,190, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for transportation inspectors. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $104,190). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of transportation inspectors in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 49 Highest Paying Industries for Transportation Inspectors

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$104,190
4,390
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$104,190
4,390
3 Couriers and Messengers
$101,470
70
4 Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$100,950
70
5 Scheduled Air Transportation
$84,010
1,210
6 Air Transportation
$83,590
1,310
7 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$82,490
n/a
8 Manufacturing
$74,790
800
9 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$73,710
11,580
10 Federal, State, and Local Government
$73,710
11,580
11 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$73,640
11,600
12 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$73,230
630
13 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$73,180
650
14 Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$72,400
100
15 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$69,630
3,740
16 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$69,600
3,750
17 Support Activities for Water Transportation
$69,360
630
18 Rail Transportation
$66,820
3,700
19 Engineering Services
$66,530
140
20 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$63,660
960
21 Transportation and Warehousing
$63,560
9,050
22 Support Activities for Transportation
$60,020
2,510
23 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$59,580
190
24 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,920
410
25 Testing Laboratories
$53,360
60
26 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,830
3,450
27 State government, including schools and hospitals
$49,750
3,460
28 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,610
100
29 Retail Trade
$48,460
n/a
30 Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$46,610
60
31 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,240
120
32 School and Employee Bus Transportation
$45,370
40
33 Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$44,290
170
34 Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$42,190
1,820
35 Repair and Maintenance
$42,190
1,820
36 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$42,060
1,820
37 Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$41,830
n/a
38 Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$41,590
1,580
39 General Freight Trucking
$41,560
1,020
40 Truck Transportation
$41,510
1,130
41 Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$41,440
200
42 Specialized Freight Trucking
$41,030
110
43 Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$40,930
470
44 Freight Transportation Arrangement
$38,650
320
45 Wholesale Trade
$33,870
120
46 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$30,230
90
47 Support Activities for Road Transportation
$29,460
110
48 Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$29,090
70
49 Taxi and Limousine Service
$28,990
60
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