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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
$40,510
25th Percentile Wage
$52,370
50th Percentile Wage
$63,530
75th Percentile Wage
$75,840
90th Percentile Wage
$89,770

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 $89,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $40,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,530
0.44% 12.70%
2016
$63,250
5.90% -
2015
$59,520
1.98% -
2014
$58,340
1.17% -
2013
$57,660
3.82% -
2012
$55,460
- -

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

The average salaries of electricians in 18 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $69,140. The lowest paying industry is the inland water transportation industry (annual salary $47,340). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$69,140
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$68,740
Pipeline Transportation
$68,140
Support Activities for Transportation
$66,720
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$65,430
Rail Transportation
$62,700
Rail Transportation
$62,700
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$62,610
Postal Service (federal government)
$61,080
Postal Service (federal government)
$61,080
Warehousing and Storage
$59,650
Warehousing and Storage
$59,650
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$56,870
Truck Transportation
$56,850
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$52,230
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$51,910
Water Transportation
$51,650
Inland Water Transportation
$47,340

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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