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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Other Material Moving Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$68,890
75th Percentile Wage
$50,080
50th Percentile Wage
$30,830
25th Percentile Wage
$21,900
10th Percentile Wage
$18,530

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 $68,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,530. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 271% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $30,830 -10.95%
2013 $34,620 -7.23%
2012 $37,320 6.14%
2011 $35,160 3.38%
2010 $34,010 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for other material moving workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -7.23%.We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 6.14% in 2012 and a relatively large growth of 3.38% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Other Material Moving Workers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Other Material Moving Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other material moving workers in 17 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 other material moving workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $64,750. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $21,990).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$64,750
Educational Services
$44,320
Transportation and Warehousing
$44,210
Mining
$37,190
Manufacturing
$37,110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$35,720
Construction
$33,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,250
Wholesale Trade
$29,690
Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,040
Accommodation and Food Services
$27,900
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$26,880
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,870
Federal, State, and Local Government
$24,570
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,750
Retail Trade
$22,690
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,990

Table 5. 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 $18,120 to $50,540. The highest paying state for other material moving workers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $50,540. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,120. 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
Nevada
$50,540
District of Columbia
$49,590
Alaska
$48,040
New York
$45,400
Kentucky
$45,140
Missouri
$45,080
Hawaii
$44,720
Colorado
$41,180
Iowa
$40,820
South Carolina
$39,890
Texas
$39,340
California
$37,650
Oregon
$36,500
Minnesota
$36,310
Utah
$34,900
Arizona
$33,910
Maryland
$33,100
Washington
$32,620
Illinois
$31,740
Idaho
$30,220
Louisiana
$29,800
Michigan
$29,460
Florida
$29,300
New Jersey
$28,630
Nebraska
$28,370
Indiana
$27,570
Pennsylvania
$27,070
Alabama
$26,480
Kansas
$25,670
Ohio
$24,780
Arkansas
$24,380
Maine
$24,030
North Dakota
$23,220
New Hampshire
$22,890
Tennessee
$22,370
Oklahoma
$22,350
North Carolina
$21,860
Wisconsin
$21,400
Massachusetts
$20,300
Connecticut
$19,320
Puerto Rico
$18,120