The salary statistics of airfield operations specialists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of airfield operations specialists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The airfield operations specialists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,410|
|25th Percentile Wage||$37,340|
|50th Percentile Wage||$52,360|
|75th Percentile Wage||$67,370|
|90th Percentile Wage||$93,090|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for airfield operations specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) airfield operations specialists is $93,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,410. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 239% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of airfield operations specialists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of airfield operations specialists 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 airfield operations specialists occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $76,470. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $30,180).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only airfield operations specialists 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 airfield operations specialists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $26,190 to $85,460. The highest paying state for airfield operations specialists is Nevada with a median annual salary of $85,460. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $26,190. For more salary information of airfield operations specialists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
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|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |