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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
$65,330
25th Percentile Wage
$77,430
50th Percentile Wage
$93,160
75th Percentile Wage
$111,220
90th Percentile Wage
$129,210

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 $129,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $65,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,160
0.79% 7.48%
2016
$92,420
2.72% -
2015
$89,910
-1.39% -
2014
$91,160
5.22% -
2013
$86,400
0.24% -
2012
$86,190
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical engineers in nine 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $98,820. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for transportation industry (annual salary $82,820). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$98,820
Pipeline Transportation
$98,410
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$96,910
Warehousing and Storage
$96,610
Warehousing and Storage
$96,610
Rail Transportation
$92,840
Rail Transportation
$92,840
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$82,980
Support Activities for Transportation
$82,820

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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