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
$35,770
25th Percentile Wage
$47,250
50th Percentile Wage
$62,780
75th Percentile Wage
$81,170
90th Percentile Wage
$101,210

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 $101,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $35,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,780-0.76%3.22%
201563,2600.14%-
201463,1701.09%-
201362,4802.75%-
201260,760--

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

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 39 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $91,440. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation, land industry (annual salary $40,860). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$91,440
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$90,200
Pipeline Transportation
$83,860
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$79,460
Rail Transportation
$74,240
Rail Transportation
$74,240
Postal Service (federal government)
$74,100
Postal Service (federal government)
$74,100
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$70,190
Scheduled Air Transportation
$70,130
Air Transportation
$69,290
Water Transportation
$68,460
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$67,430
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$65,950
Couriers and Messengers
$65,610
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$64,180
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$63,670
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$63,200
Inland Water Transportation
$61,900
Support Activities for Transportation
$61,260
Warehousing and Storage
$59,930
Warehousing and Storage
$59,930
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$59,840
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$59,430
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$59,130
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$58,350
Urban Transit Systems
$57,000
General Freight Trucking
$56,930
Truck Transportation
$55,890
Specialized Freight Trucking
$52,950
Charter Bus Industry
$51,450
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$50,880
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$49,860
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$49,390
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$46,980
Taxi and Limousine Service
$46,760
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$46,170
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$44,400
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$40,860

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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