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Computer Support Specialist Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Computer Support Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,440
25th Percentile Wage
$40,270
50th Percentile Wage
$52,360
75th Percentile Wage
$66,630
90th Percentile Wage
$82,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer support specialists 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 support specialists is $82,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer support specialists is $30,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,3600.99%4.47%
201551,840-0.19%-
201451,9400.37%-
201351,7503.34%-
201250,020--

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

The average salaries of computer support specialists in 27 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 support specialist occupations is the postal service (federal government) industry with an annual salary $70,860. The lowest paying industry is the general freight trucking industry (annual salary $41,710). For detailed computer support specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Postal Service (federal government)
$70,860
Postal Service (federal government)
$70,860
Rail Transportation
$65,450
Rail Transportation
$65,450
Scheduled Air Transportation
$65,350
Pipeline Transportation
$63,770
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$63,050
Air Transportation
$62,690
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$61,190
Water Transportation
$60,800
Couriers and Messengers
$60,800
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$60,680
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$59,630
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$57,810
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$55,740
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$53,150
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$52,250
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$51,880
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$51,550
Support Activities for Transportation
$51,460
Warehousing and Storage
$48,420
Warehousing and Storage
$48,420
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$48,360
Specialized Freight Trucking
$44,460
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$44,420
Truck Transportation
$42,660
General Freight Trucking
$41,710

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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