National » Management » Operations Specialties Managers » Transportation and Warehousing

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
$56,340
25th Percentile Wage
$72,760
50th Percentile Wage
$94,860
75th Percentile Wage
$123,300
90th Percentile Wage
$159,460

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 $159,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $56,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,860
3.11% 10.36%
2016
$91,910
3.23% -
2015
$88,940
1.32% -
2014
$87,770
1.29% -
2013
$86,640
1.86% -
2012
$85,030
- -

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

The average salaries of operations specialties 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 operations specialties manager occupations is the other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $148,950. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation, land industry (annual salary $78,340). For detailed operations specialties manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$148,950
Pipeline Transportation
$125,880
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$122,030
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$120,850
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$118,340
Water Transportation
$115,980
Scheduled Air Transportation
$112,100
Air Transportation
$110,410
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$107,020
Inland Water Transportation
$106,170
Couriers and Messengers
$104,890
Rail Transportation
$103,310
Rail Transportation
$103,310
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$101,760
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$99,380
Postal Service (federal government)
$96,800
Postal Service (federal government)
$96,800
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$95,200
Support Activities for Transportation
$95,010
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$94,220
Taxi and Limousine Service
$93,730
Warehousing and Storage
$92,340
Warehousing and Storage
$92,340
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$91,210
Charter Bus Industry
$90,740
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$89,880
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$89,150
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$88,870
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other
$88,740
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$86,160
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$85,080
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$84,320
Urban Transit Systems
$84,110
Truck Transportation
$83,240
General Freight Trucking
$81,760
Specialized Freight Trucking
$80,950
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$80,910
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$80,670
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$79,640
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$78,340

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




Related:

Highest paying industries for operations specialties managers.