Accountant and Auditor Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare accountant and auditor salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,550
25th Percentile Wage
$53,280
50th Percentile Wage
$67,410
75th Percentile Wage
$86,160
90th Percentile Wage
$110,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors 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) accountants and auditors is $110,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $42,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,410
2.37% 6.84%
2016
$65,810
1.35% -
2015
$64,920
1.31% -
2014
$64,070
1.23% -
2013
$63,280
0.76% -
2012
$62,800
- -

Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of accountants and auditors 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 accountant and auditor occupations is the other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $85,350. The lowest paying industry is the other support activities for transportation industry (annual salary $57,570). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$85,350
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$82,630
Postal Service (federal government)
$82,010
Postal Service (federal government)
$82,010
Pipeline Transportation
$80,570
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$78,990
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$78,500
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$74,620
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$74,300
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$73,300
Scheduled Air Transportation
$73,230
Rail Transportation
$72,710
Rail Transportation
$72,710
Air Transportation
$72,440
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$71,190
School and Employee Bus Transportation
$70,760
Water Transportation
$69,780
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$68,780
Charter Bus Industry
$68,170
Support Activities for Transportation
$67,290
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$66,780
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$66,370
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$66,160
Taxi and Limousine Service
$64,800
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$64,760
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$64,730
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$64,730
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$63,390
Warehousing and Storage
$63,100
Warehousing and Storage
$63,100
Truck Transportation
$62,900
Specialized Freight Trucking
$61,670
Couriers and Messengers
$61,490
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$60,640
Urban Transit Systems
$60,200
General Freight Trucking
$60,110
Inland Water Transportation
$59,370
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$58,100
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$57,570

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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