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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
$75,450
25th Percentile Wage
$102,760
50th Percentile Wage
$143,620
75th Percentile Wage
$190,610
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 $190,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $143,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers is $75,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016143,6202.44%7.28%
2015140,1102.41%-
2014136,7300.73%-
2013135,7301.89%-
2012133,170--

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

The average salaries of lawyers in 13 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 $199,450. The lowest paying industry is the rail transportation industry (annual salary $134,000). For detailed lawyer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
$199,450
Water Transportation
$181,220
Air Transportation
$180,640
Pipeline Transportation
$171,970
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$157,920
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$154,740
Support Activities for Transportation
$144,440
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$143,970
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$143,070
Postal Service (federal government)
$135,150
Postal Service (federal government)
$135,150
Rail Transportation
$134,000
Rail Transportation
$134,000

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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