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Other Material Moving Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other material moving workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other material moving workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other material moving workers 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. Other Material Moving Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$22,570
50th Percentile Wage
$28,370
75th Percentile Wage
$42,950
90th Percentile Wage
$58,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other material moving workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other material moving workers is $58,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 182% 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 other material moving workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,370-7.01%-31.55%
201530,360-1.55%-
201430,830-12.29%-
201334,620-7.80%-
201237,320--

Table 2. Other Material Moving Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other material moving workers in 19 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 other material moving workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $56,340. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,670).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$56,340
Mining
$48,470
Educational Services
$42,230
Construction
$41,350
Transportation and Warehousing
$41,170
Manufacturing
$37,530
Information
$37,020
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,000
Health Care and Social Assistance
$35,770
Federal, State, and Local Government
$33,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$33,170
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$30,210
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,670
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$25,100
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,470
Wholesale Trade
$24,450
Retail Trade
$24,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$23,830
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,670

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Material Moving Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other material moving workers 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 other material moving workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,980 to $55,810. The highest paying state for other material moving workers is Maryland with a median annual salary of $55,810. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,980. For more salary information of other material moving workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Maryland
$55,810
New Jersey
$55,200
Hawaii
$49,990
Kansas
$48,960
Washington
$47,570
Virginia
$47,200
New York
$44,780
South Carolina
$43,970
Kentucky
$43,210
Colorado
$39,010
Georgia
$38,890
Illinois
$37,840
District of Columbia
$36,890
Iowa
$36,690
Nevada
$36,630
Louisiana
$36,170
Oregon
$36,140
Nebraska
$34,920
Texas
$34,610
North Dakota
$33,760
New Hampshire
$32,430
Alaska
$32,340
Ohio
$31,780
Indiana
$31,650
Connecticut
$30,200
North Carolina
$29,890
Oklahoma
$29,830
Montana
$29,330
Florida
$28,930
Pennsylvania
$28,770
Alabama
$28,150
Arizona
$27,710
Michigan
$27,580
Arkansas
$26,580
Wisconsin
$26,070
Minnesota
$25,870
New Mexico
$24,740
California
$24,000
Idaho
$23,890
West Virginia
$23,750
Tennessee
$23,530
Missouri
$22,870
Massachusetts
$22,820
Puerto Rico
$17,980


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