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Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Specialties Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,840
25th Percentile Wage
$70,670
50th Percentile Wage
$91,910
75th Percentile Wage
$119,580
90th Percentile Wage
$155,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties 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) operations specialties managers is $155,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $54,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,9103.23%7.49%
201588,9401.32%-
201487,7701.29%-
201386,6401.86%-
201285,030--

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

The average salaries of operations specialties managers in 39 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 operations specialties manager occupations is the other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $158,400. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation, land industry (annual salary $64,650). For detailed operations specialties manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$158,400
Pipeline Transportation
$121,270
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$115,780
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$114,250
Water Transportation
$113,890
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$113,090
Inland Water Transportation
$112,700
Scheduled Air Transportation
$106,890
Air Transportation
$105,830
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$102,510
Couriers and Messengers
$101,360
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$99,740
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$98,780
Taxi and Limousine Service
$96,940
Rail Transportation
$95,950
Rail Transportation
$95,950
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$95,820
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$95,090
Support Activities for Transportation
$94,890
Postal Service (federal government)
$94,090
Postal Service (federal government)
$94,090
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$93,460
Warehousing and Storage
$89,300
Warehousing and Storage
$89,300
Charter Bus Industry
$88,320
General Freight Trucking
$81,760
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$81,560
Truck Transportation
$81,560
Specialized Freight Trucking
$80,950
Urban Transit Systems
$79,560
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$79,400
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$79,340
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$79,110
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$78,770
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$76,890
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$76,010
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$74,710
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$73,700
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$64,650

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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