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Electricians Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,700
25th Percentile Wage
$53,790
50th Percentile Wage
$63,250
75th Percentile Wage
$75,400
90th Percentile Wage
$90,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians 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) electricians is $90,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $42,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,2505.90%12.32%
201559,5201.98%-
201458,3401.17%-
201357,6603.82%-
201255,460--

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

The average salaries of electricians in 15 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 electricians occupations is the support activities for water transportation industry with an annual salary $65,430. The lowest paying industry is the inland water transportation industry (annual salary $43,850). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$65,430
Rail Transportation
$62,470
Rail Transportation
$62,470
Postal Service (federal government)
$59,250
Postal Service (federal government)
$59,250
Pipeline Transportation
$58,150
Warehousing and Storage
$57,410
Warehousing and Storage
$57,410
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$55,460
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$54,830
Support Activities for Transportation
$53,990
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$52,230
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$50,450
Water Transportation
$48,000
Inland Water Transportation
$43,850

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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