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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
$64,670
25th Percentile Wage
$81,480
50th Percentile Wage
$102,610
75th Percentile Wage
$128,830
90th Percentile Wage
$164,840

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 $164,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $102,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources managers is $64,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016102,610-0.28%7.10%
2015102,9001.00%-
2014101,8704.06%-
201397,7302.47%-
201295,320--

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

The average salaries of human resources managers in 21 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 deep sea, coastal, and great lakes water transportation industry with an annual salary $151,090. The lowest paying industry is the transit and ground passenger transportation industry (annual salary $86,180). For detailed human resources manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$151,090
Pipeline Transportation
$140,110
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$128,540
Water Transportation
$118,180
Scheduled Air Transportation
$118,080
Air Transportation
$115,110
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$111,890
Couriers and Messengers
$111,780
Rail Transportation
$109,280
Rail Transportation
$109,280
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$105,060
Postal Service (federal government)
$104,320
Postal Service (federal government)
$104,320
Support Activities for Transportation
$102,650
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$99,950
Warehousing and Storage
$98,050
Warehousing and Storage
$98,050
Specialized Freight Trucking
$97,380
Truck Transportation
$94,320
General Freight Trucking
$93,470
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$86,180

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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