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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
$65,830
25th Percentile Wage
$86,430
50th Percentile Wage
$113,600
75th Percentile Wage
$149,300
90th Percentile Wage
$205,790

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
2016113,6002.72%7.17%
2015110,5102.13%-
2014108,1601.53%-
2013106,5100.99%-
2012105,460--

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
$151,200
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$148,870
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$142,500
Scheduled Air Transportation
$135,470
Air Transportation
$133,500
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$131,560
Water Transportation
$127,660
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$120,630
Inland Water Transportation
$120,420
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$120,020
Taxi and Limousine Service
$115,750
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$115,120
Warehousing and Storage
$115,090
Warehousing and Storage
$115,090
Rail Transportation
$113,640
Rail Transportation
$113,640
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$113,430
Postal Service (federal government)
$113,200
Postal Service (federal government)
$113,200
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$112,480
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$112,240
Couriers and Messengers
$111,460
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$111,250
Support Activities for Transportation
$111,040
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$110,230
Specialized Freight Trucking
$100,130
Truck Transportation
$100,080
General Freight Trucking
$100,050
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$98,820
Urban Transit Systems
$97,880
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$72,730

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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