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Electrical Engineer Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,940
25th Percentile Wage
$77,730
50th Percentile Wage
$92,420
75th Percentile Wage
$108,480
90th Percentile Wage
$126,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers 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) electrical engineers is $126,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $65,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,4202.72%6.74%
201589,910-1.39%-
201491,1605.22%-
201386,4000.24%-
201286,190--

Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of electrical engineers in six 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 electrical engineer occupations is the pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $99,860. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for air transportation industry (annual salary $79,780). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
$99,860
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$99,440
Rail Transportation
$91,620
Rail Transportation
$91,620
Support Activities for Transportation
$80,760
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$79,780

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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