Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of software developers and programmers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare software developers and programmers salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Software Developers and Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,670
25th Percentile Wage
$71,960
50th Percentile Wage
$90,840
75th Percentile Wage
$112,060
90th Percentile Wage
$129,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for software developers and programmers 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) software developers and programmers is $129,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid software developers and programmers is $55,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,840
-1.16% 6.51%
2016
$91,890
2.54% -
2015
$89,560
1.28% -
2014
$88,410
2.75% -
2013
$85,980
1.22% -
2012
$84,930
- -

Compare Software Developers and Programmers Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of software developers and programmers in 30 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 software developers and programmers occupations is the pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $108,290. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation industry (annual salary $52,660). For detailed software developers and programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
$108,290
Scheduled Air Transportation
$107,690
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$106,830
Air Transportation
$106,000
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$98,560
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$97,770
Other Pipeline Transportation
$96,650
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$96,160
Rail Transportation
$93,290
Rail Transportation
$93,290
Support Activities for Transportation
$90,740
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$88,870
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$88,310
Couriers and Messengers
$87,860
Water Transportation
$86,900
Specialized Freight Trucking
$86,720
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$86,290
Postal Service (federal government)
$86,070
Postal Service (federal government)
$86,070
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$84,160
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$83,040
Warehousing and Storage
$82,280
Warehousing and Storage
$82,280
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$80,600
Inland Water Transportation
$79,050
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$79,020
Truck Transportation
$78,450
General Freight Trucking
$73,140
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$62,680
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$52,660

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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