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Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor Salary Information

The salary statistics of aircraft cargo handling supervisors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of aircraft cargo handling supervisors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The aircraft cargo handling supervisors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$76,400
75th Percentile Wage
$62,460
50th Percentile Wage
$47,760
25th Percentile Wage
$36,570
10th Percentile Wage
$30,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aircraft cargo handling supervisors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) aircraft cargo handling supervisors is $76,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,250. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 152% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $47,760 6.51%
2013 $44,840 -6.45%
2012 $47,930 2.33%
2011 $46,840 -4.78%
2010 $49,190 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for aircraft cargo handling supervisors from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -6.45%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 2.33% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -4.78%.

Table 3. Average Salary of Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of aircraft cargo handling supervisors in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for aircraft cargo handling supervisors occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $65,340. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $35,660).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$65,340
Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,370
Wholesale Trade
$48,300
Transportation and Warehousing
$47,110
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,140
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,920
Retail Trade
$35,660

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors by States

From the above tables we note that not only aircraft cargo handling supervisors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of aircraft cargo handling supervisors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $31,350 to $66,830. The highest paying state for aircraft cargo handling supervisors is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $66,830. The lowest paying state is Colorado with a median annual salary of $31,350. For more salary information of aircraft cargo handling supervisors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Tennessee
$66,830
Missouri
$56,650
Minnesota
$55,990
New York
$54,330
Georgia
$54,310
Nebraska
$53,460
Massachusetts
$51,950
Oklahoma
$51,950
Wisconsin
$51,230
Michigan
$50,610
Illinois
$49,660
Virginia
$49,260
Nevada
$48,980
New Jersey
$48,320
Texas
$48,190
Connecticut
$47,960
California
$47,690
Florida
$47,430
Hawaii
$46,990
Arizona
$46,950
Louisiana
$46,890
Ohio
$46,270
Oregon
$46,090
Indiana
$45,040
North Carolina
$44,220
Maryland
$42,310
Alabama
$41,410
Washington
$37,330
Utah
$35,950
Puerto Rico
$33,670
Colorado
$31,350