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Human Resources Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources 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 human resources 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) human resources managers is $166,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $66,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
1.84% 8.81%
-0.28% -
1.00% -
4.06% -
2.47% -
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources managers in 24 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 human resources manager occupations is the pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $139,460. The lowest paying industry is the transit and ground passenger transportation industry (annual salary $89,140). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

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