Human Resources Worker Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Human Resources Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,800
25th Percentile Wage
$46,380
50th Percentile Wage
$59,680
75th Percentile Wage
$76,930
90th Percentile Wage
$94,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources workers 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 workers is $94,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $35,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,680
3.08% 5.95%
2016
$57,840
-1.04% -
2015
$58,440
1.32% -
2014
$57,670
1.11% -
2013
$57,030
1.58% -
2012
$56,130
- -

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

The average salaries of human resources workers in 36 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 worker occupations is the pipeline transportation of crude oil industry with an annual salary $83,320. The lowest paying industry is the specialized freight trucking industry (annual salary $49,080). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$83,320
Pipeline Transportation
$79,950
Rail Transportation
$76,850
Rail Transportation
$76,850
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$74,380
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$69,720
Postal Service (federal government)
$69,640
Postal Service (federal government)
$69,640
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$68,460
Water Transportation
$63,720
Charter Bus Industry
$63,680
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$62,640
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$61,960
Warehousing and Storage
$61,470
Warehousing and Storage
$61,470
Scheduled Air Transportation
$61,420
Couriers and Messengers
$61,330
Air Transportation
$61,160
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$60,580
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$59,500
Support Activities for Transportation
$58,420
Urban Transit Systems
$58,010
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$57,760
Taxi and Limousine Service
$57,710
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$57,630
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$56,700
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$56,110
Inland Water Transportation
$56,060
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$55,730
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$55,590
Truck Transportation
$52,750
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$52,500
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$51,940
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$50,770
General Freight Trucking
$50,560
Specialized Freight Trucking
$49,080

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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