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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 $113,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $65,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

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

The average salaries of financial managers in 31 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 pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $151,200. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation industry (annual salary $72,730). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

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

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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