Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare aerospace engineering and operations technician salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,320
25th Percentile Wage
$51,530
50th Percentile Wage
$64,400
75th Percentile Wage
$79,330
90th Percentile Wage
$94,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineering and operations technicians 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) aerospace engineering and operations technicians is $94,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineering and operations technicians is $40,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,4002.38%-7.27%
201562,870-0.14%-
201462,9605.64%-
201359,410-16.28%-
201269,080--

Compare Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in four 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 aerospace engineering and operations technician occupations is the scheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $68,360. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for air transportation industry (annual salary $53,110). For detailed aerospace engineering and operations technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
$68,360
Air Transportation
$68,300
Support Activities for Transportation
$53,110
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$53,110

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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