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Other Motor Vehicle Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of other motor vehicle operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other motor vehicle operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other motor vehicle operators 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 Motor Vehicle Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,100
25th Percentile Wage
$20,120
50th Percentile Wage
$27,150
75th Percentile Wage
$44,210
90th Percentile Wage
$53,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other motor vehicle operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other motor vehicle operators is $53,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,100. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 197% 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 motor vehicle operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,150-7.66%0.81%
201529,2301.09%-
201428,9104.64%-
201327,5702.32%-
201226,930--

Table 2. Other Motor Vehicle Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other motor vehicle operators in 18 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 motor vehicle operators occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $70,210. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $20,240).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$70,210
Federal, State, and Local Government
$46,030
Manufacturing
$42,920
Information
$41,720
Mining
$40,060
Construction
$37,880
Educational Services
$35,450
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,230
Transportation and Warehousing
$34,800
Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,890
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,740
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,380
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,740
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$25,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$23,170
Retail Trade
$22,360
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,150
Wholesale Trade
$20,240

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Motor Vehicle Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only other motor vehicle operators 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 motor vehicle operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,250 to $60,490. The highest paying state for other motor vehicle operators is Alaska with a median annual salary of $60,490. The lowest paying state is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $19,250. For more salary information of other motor vehicle operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$60,490
District of Columbia
$52,580
California
$50,700
Hawaii
$49,400
Oklahoma
$44,980
Maryland
$44,630
West Virginia
$43,820
Kentucky
$43,040
Utah
$42,750
New Mexico
$42,250
South Carolina
$41,830
Wyoming
$40,990
Virginia
$40,610
North Dakota
$39,360
Louisiana
$38,860
Texas
$38,550
Minnesota
$37,860
Vermont
$37,560
Arizona
$37,000
South Dakota
$36,920
Idaho
$36,150
Nebraska
$35,400
New York
$34,090
Washington
$34,090
Puerto Rico
$32,820
Massachusetts
$31,660
Tennessee
$31,080
Iowa
$30,800
Rhode Island
$30,750
Mississippi
$29,480
Illinois
$29,310
Arkansas
$25,430
Montana
$24,670
Florida
$24,610
New Jersey
$24,200
Oregon
$23,960
Connecticut
$23,730
New Hampshire
$23,700
Kansas
$23,660
Nevada
$23,070
Colorado
$22,940
Wisconsin
$22,870
Michigan
$22,500
Pennsylvania
$22,440
Alabama
$21,740
Missouri
$21,420
Ohio
$20,500
Delaware
$20,170
Indiana
$20,030
Maine
$19,900
Georgia
$19,680
North Carolina
$19,250


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