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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
$66,530
25th Percentile Wage
$82,130
50th Percentile Wage
$104,530
75th Percentile Wage
$131,020
90th Percentile Wage
$166,490

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
2017
$104,530
1.84% 8.81%
2016
$102,610
-0.28% -
2015
$102,900
1.00% -
2014
$101,870
4.06% -
2013
$97,730
2.47% -
2012
$95,320
- -

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
$139,460
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$126,600
Scheduled Air Transportation
$120,430
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$117,750
Couriers and Messengers
$117,420
Air Transportation
$115,010
Rail Transportation
$114,270
Rail Transportation
$114,270
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$113,990
Water Transportation
$113,380
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$111,890
Postal Service (federal government)
$108,150
Postal Service (federal government)
$108,150
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$104,290
Support Activities for Transportation
$100,350
Warehousing and Storage
$99,720
Warehousing and Storage
$99,720
Specialized Freight Trucking
$97,380
Truck Transportation
$93,550
General Freight Trucking
$93,470
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$92,780
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$92,110
Urban Transit Systems
$89,370
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$89,140

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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