Writers and Editors Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,100
25th Percentile Wage
$51,020
50th Percentile Wage
$65,690
75th Percentile Wage
$80,230
90th Percentile Wage
$97,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and editors 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) writers and editors is $97,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and editors is $39,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,690
2.42% 12.67%
2016
$64,100
-0.25% -
2015
$64,260
3.63% -
2014
$61,930
-0.05% -
2013
$61,960
7.41% -
2012
$57,370
- -

Compare Writers and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of writers and editors in twelve 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 writers and editors occupations is the scheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $73,220. The lowest paying industry is the couriers and express delivery services industry (annual salary $43,860). For detailed writers and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
$73,220
Air Transportation
$69,890
Rail Transportation
$67,100
Rail Transportation
$67,100
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$66,530
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$65,380
Support Activities for Transportation
$63,490
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$60,380
Warehousing and Storage
$46,360
Warehousing and Storage
$46,360
Couriers and Messengers
$43,860
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$43,860

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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