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
$34,580
25th Percentile Wage
$44,550
50th Percentile Wage
$57,840
75th Percentile Wage
$74,740
90th Percentile Wage
$92,290

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 $92,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid human resources workers is $34,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,840-1.04%2.96%
201558,4401.32%-
201457,6701.11%-
201357,0301.58%-
201256,130--

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

The average salaries of human resources workers in 29 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 industry with an annual salary $84,600. The lowest paying industry is the local messengers and local delivery industry (annual salary $47,470). For detailed human resources worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
$84,600
Rail Transportation
$75,580
Rail Transportation
$75,580
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$71,490
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$71,380
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$69,350
Postal Service (federal government)
$67,230
Postal Service (federal government)
$67,230
Water Transportation
$64,460
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$61,490
Taxi and Limousine Service
$60,510
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$60,410
Couriers and Messengers
$60,270
Air Transportation
$60,230
Scheduled Air Transportation
$60,140
Warehousing and Storage
$59,340
Warehousing and Storage
$59,340
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$59,260
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$58,280
Support Activities for Transportation
$57,950
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$57,470
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$57,170
Inland Water Transportation
$55,170
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$55,110
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$52,970
General Freight Trucking
$50,560
Truck Transportation
$50,210
Specialized Freight Trucking
$49,080
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$47,470

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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