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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,140
25th Percentile Wage
$36,020
50th Percentile Wage
$47,360
75th Percentile Wage
$63,020
90th Percentile Wage
$81,620

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 $81,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,140. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 170% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aircraft cargo handling supervisors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,3603.99%-1.20%
201545,470-5.04%-
201447,7606.11%-
201344,840-6.89%-
201247,930--

Table 2. Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of aircraft cargo handling supervisors in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for aircraft cargo handling supervisors occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $74,170. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $28,680).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$74,170
Manufacturing
$68,560
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,510
Construction
$55,360
Wholesale Trade
$48,450
Transportation and Warehousing
$46,610
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,350
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,450
Retail Trade
$28,680

Table 3. 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 $26,890 to $58,040. The highest paying state for aircraft cargo handling supervisors is Utah with a median annual salary of $58,040. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $26,890. 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
Utah
$58,040
Virginia
$55,730
Oklahoma
$55,020
Arkansas
$55,000
Nebraska
$54,920
Texas
$54,700
Arizona
$53,280
Illinois
$52,920
Nevada
$51,200
Oregon
$50,920
Alaska
$49,750
Hawaii
$49,170
Florida
$48,220
Pennsylvania
$47,980
Connecticut
$47,890
Georgia
$47,640
Indiana
$47,380
Missouri
$47,320
Maryland
$47,240
New Jersey
$46,320
California
$45,850
Ohio
$44,510
Michigan
$43,920
Louisiana
$43,870
Wisconsin
$43,670
Massachusetts
$41,710
Washington
$40,760
Colorado
$40,740
Alabama
$40,590
New York
$39,630
South Carolina
$36,490
Tennessee
$32,930
Puerto Rico
$26,890


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