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General and Operations Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of general and operations managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general and operations manager salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,920
25th Percentile Wage
$66,820
50th Percentile Wage
$95,280
75th Percentile Wage
$140,200
90th Percentile Wage
$207,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) general and operations managers is $207,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $46,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,280
2.28% 7.34%
2016
$93,110
1.75% -
2015
$91,480
-0.23% -
2014
$91,690
0.38% -
2013
$91,340
3.34% -
2012
$88,290
- -

Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of general and operations managers in 40 industries in the transportation and warehousing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for general and operations manager occupations is the deep sea, coastal, and great lakes water transportation industry with an annual salary $136,530. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation, water industry (annual salary $71,500). For detailed general and operations manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$136,530
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$134,350
Other Pipeline Transportation
$130,780
Water Transportation
$120,190
Postal Service (federal government)
$119,650
Postal Service (federal government)
$119,650
Pipeline Transportation
$113,110
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$110,910
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$107,080
Air Transportation
$106,670
Scheduled Air Transportation
$106,470
Rail Transportation
$104,220
Rail Transportation
$104,220
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$103,290
Warehousing and Storage
$102,620
Warehousing and Storage
$102,620
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$102,410
Inland Water Transportation
$98,650
Support Activities for Transportation
$98,060
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$97,000
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$96,340
Couriers and Messengers
$93,720
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$93,610
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other
$91,240
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$89,810
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$89,730
General Freight Trucking
$89,210
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$89,020
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$87,640
Charter Bus Industry
$86,860
Truck Transportation
$86,280
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$85,770
Urban Transit Systems
$85,350
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$85,060
Taxi and Limousine Service
$84,480
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$83,930
Specialized Freight Trucking
$80,680
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$79,500
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$75,830
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$71,500

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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