Writers and Authors Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Writers and Authors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,500
25th Percentile Wage
$44,100
50th Percentile Wage
$57,700
75th Percentile Wage
$69,640
90th Percentile Wage
$93,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors 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 authors is $93,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid writers and authors is $33,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,700-0.64%1.40%
201558,070-0.48%-
201458,350-1.08%-
201358,9803.54%-
201256,890--

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

The average salaries of writers and authors 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 writers and authors occupations is the air transportation industry with an annual salary $57,640. The lowest paying industry is the freight transportation arrangement industry (annual salary $50,860). For detailed writers and authors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Air Transportation
$57,640
Scheduled Air Transportation
$57,640
Support Activities for Transportation
$53,350
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$50,860

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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