Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,690
25th Percentile Wage
$42,810
50th Percentile Wage
$61,000
75th Percentile Wage
$76,960
90th Percentile Wage
$90,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science 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) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $90,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $31,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,000
13.10% 14.07%
2016
$53,010
-0.42% -
2015
$53,230
13.81% -
2014
$45,880
9.29% -
2013
$41,620
-25.95% -
2012
$52,420
- -

Compare Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of other life, physical, and social science 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the rail transportation industry with an annual salary $67,740. The lowest paying industry is the general freight trucking industry (annual salary $44,430). For detailed other life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Rail Transportation
$67,740
Rail Transportation
$67,740
Truck Transportation
$44,430
General Freight Trucking
$44,430

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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