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Computer Programmers Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Programmers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,990
25th Percentile Wage
$67,280
50th Percentile Wage
$85,840
75th Percentile Wage
$103,310
90th Percentile Wage
$120,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer 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) computer programmers is $120,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer programmers is $49,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,8402.33%9.26%
201583,8402.97%-
201481,3503.97%-
201378,1200.29%-
201277,890--

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

The average salaries of computer programmers in 20 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 computer programmers occupations is the pipeline transportation of natural gas industry with an annual salary $100,800. The lowest paying industry is the couriers and express delivery services industry (annual salary $64,830). For detailed computer programmers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$100,800
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$97,920
Pipeline Transportation
$96,330
Other Pipeline Transportation
$95,690
Scheduled Air Transportation
$93,350
Air Transportation
$93,080
Postal Service (federal government)
$82,360
Postal Service (federal government)
$82,360
Warehousing and Storage
$80,670
Warehousing and Storage
$80,670
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$76,660
Support Activities for Transportation
$75,550
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$75,440
General Freight Trucking
$75,280
Truck Transportation
$74,810
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$74,670
Specialized Freight Trucking
$73,780
Water Transportation
$68,380
Couriers and Messengers
$65,420
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$64,830

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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