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Extraction Worker Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Extraction Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extraction workers 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) extraction workers is $75,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid extraction workers is $27,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Extraction Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of extraction workers 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 extraction worker occupations is the pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $55,850. The lowest paying industry is the general freight trucking industry (annual salary $35,860). For detailed extraction worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
Specialized Freight Trucking
Truck Transportation
General Freight Trucking

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


Highest paying industries for extraction workers.