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Lawyer Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,010
25th Percentile Wage
$109,500
50th Percentile Wage
$151,380
75th Percentile Wage
$204,510
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) lawyers is $204,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $151,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers is $80,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$151,380
5.13% 12.03%
2016
$143,620
2.44% -
2015
$140,110
2.41% -
2014
$136,730
0.73% -
2013
$135,730
1.89% -
2012
$133,170
- -

Compare Lawyer Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of lawyers in 17 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 lawyer occupations is the scheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $204,360. The lowest paying industry is the general freight trucking industry (annual salary $117,070). For detailed lawyer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
$204,360
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$186,640
Air Transportation
$185,470
Water Transportation
$181,220
Pipeline Transportation
$176,010
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$166,040
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$152,600
Rail Transportation
$150,000
Rail Transportation
$150,000
Support Activities for Transportation
$144,510
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$143,110
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$143,070
Postal Service (federal government)
$139,890
Postal Service (federal government)
$139,890
Truck Transportation
$131,880
Specialized Freight Trucking
$127,240
General Freight Trucking
$117,070

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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