Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,890
25th Percentile Wage
$47,290
50th Percentile Wage
$63,060
75th Percentile Wage
$81,950
90th Percentile Wage
$102,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists 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) business operations specialists is $102,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $35,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,060
0.44% 3.65%
2016
$62,780
-0.76% -
2015
$63,260
0.14% -
2014
$63,170
1.09% -
2013
$62,480
2.75% -
2012
$60,760
- -

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 40 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 business operations specialist occupations is the pipeline transportation of crude oil industry with an annual salary $92,310. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation, land industry (annual salary $40,160). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$92,310
Pipeline Transportation
$84,730
Other Pipeline Transportation
$83,530
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$79,260
Postal Service (federal government)
$74,840
Postal Service (federal government)
$74,840
Rail Transportation
$73,440
Rail Transportation
$73,440
Scheduled Air Transportation
$70,930
Air Transportation
$70,030
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$68,990
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$68,480
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$67,020
Couriers and Messengers
$66,200
Water Transportation
$66,100
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$65,010
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$64,800
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other
$61,300
Warehousing and Storage
$61,050
Warehousing and Storage
$61,050
Support Activities for Transportation
$60,240
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$59,740
Inland Water Transportation
$59,500
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$59,340
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$59,120
Urban Transit Systems
$58,000
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$57,970
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$57,380
General Freight Trucking
$56,930
Charter Bus Industry
$56,400
Truck Transportation
$55,830
Specialized Freight Trucking
$52,950
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$51,500
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$51,110
Taxi and Limousine Service
$49,900
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$49,660
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$48,710
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$48,450
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$47,300
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$40,160

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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