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Financial Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial managers is $205,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $115,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $66,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
1.62% 8.67%
2.72% -
2.13% -
1.53% -
0.99% -
- -

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

The average salaries of financial managers in 33 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 financial manager occupations is the other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $187,350. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation industry (annual salary $91,880). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
Pipeline Transportation
Scheduled Air Transportation
Taxi and Limousine Service
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
Air Transportation
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
Other Support Activities for Transportation
Water Transportation
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
Inland Water Transportation
Support Activities for Water Transportation
Postal Service (federal government)
Postal Service (federal government)
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
Support Activities for Transportation
Support Activities for Road Transportation
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Freight Transportation Arrangement
Support Activities for Air Transportation
Warehousing and Storage
Warehousing and Storage
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
Rail Transportation
Rail Transportation
Couriers and Messengers
Truck Transportation
Urban Transit Systems
Specialized Freight Trucking
General Freight Trucking
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation

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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