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Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,150
25th Percentile Wage
$77,750
50th Percentile Wage
$102,800
75th Percentile Wage
$139,610
90th Percentile Wage
$197,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales 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) sales managers is $197,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $102,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $58,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sales managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016102,8002.72%8.14%
2015100,0002.85%-
201497,1500.02%-
201397,1302.78%-
201294,430--

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

The average salaries of sales managers in 29 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 sales manager occupations is the support activities for water transportation industry with an annual salary $147,320. The lowest paying industry is the taxi and limousine service industry (annual salary $61,970). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$147,320
Pipeline Transportation
$123,190
Scheduled Air Transportation
$114,770
Air Transportation
$112,800
Water Transportation
$110,420
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$110,100
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$109,800
Support Activities for Transportation
$109,150
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$108,150
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$108,110
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$107,920
Couriers and Messengers
$107,570
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$105,170
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$105,120
General Freight Trucking
$104,000
Truck Transportation
$101,500
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$96,470
Specialized Freight Trucking
$94,360
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$93,460
Warehousing and Storage
$93,100
Warehousing and Storage
$93,100
Rail Transportation
$91,700
Rail Transportation
$91,700
Postal Service (federal government)
$86,050
Postal Service (federal government)
$86,050
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$74,210
Charter Bus Industry
$72,590
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$70,330
Taxi and Limousine Service
$61,970

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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