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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Motor Vehicle Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,330
25th Percentile Wage
$20,450
50th Percentile Wage
$26,640
75th Percentile Wage
$42,960
90th Percentile Wage
$54,050

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 $54,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,330. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 194% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other motor vehicle operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,640
-1.91% -1.09%
2016
$27,150
-7.66% -
2015
$29,230
1.09% -
2014
$28,910
4.64% -
2013
$27,570
2.32% -
2012
$26,930
- -

Table 2. Other Motor Vehicle Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other motor vehicle operators 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 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 $21,320).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$70,210
Manufacturing
$48,590
Federal, State, and Local Government
$47,000
Information
$38,840
Construction
$38,830
Finance and Insurance
$38,170
Mining
$34,820
Educational Services
$34,580
Transportation and Warehousing
$32,470
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,890
Health Care and Social Assistance
$30,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,250
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,170
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,040
Accommodation and Food Services
$27,230
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$23,300
Retail Trade
$22,620
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$22,180
Wholesale Trade
$21,320

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 $19,070 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 $19,070. 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
$54,120
Hawaii
$49,400
California
$49,030
West Virginia
$46,580
Oklahoma
$46,070
Kentucky
$45,920
New Mexico
$43,580
South Carolina
$42,710
Guam
$41,030
Louisiana
$40,280
Vermont
$39,680
North Dakota
$39,640
Wyoming
$39,150
Minnesota
$38,740
Wisconsin
$38,460
Utah
$38,380
Maryland
$38,000
Mississippi
$37,840
Arizona
$37,340
South Dakota
$36,920
Idaho
$36,800
Texas
$36,700
Nebraska
$34,630
Washington
$33,440
Puerto Rico
$33,220
Delaware
$32,510
Alabama
$32,190
New Hampshire
$31,320
Virginia
$31,170
Rhode Island
$31,060
Massachusetts
$29,830
New York
$29,790
Montana
$29,740
New Jersey
$28,490
Nevada
$28,210
Oregon
$28,130
Florida
$27,030
Tennessee
$25,690
Arkansas
$25,380
Connecticut
$24,720
Illinois
$24,700
Maine
$24,430
Colorado
$24,380
Indiana
$23,370
Iowa
$23,090
Pennsylvania
$21,120
Ohio
$20,870
Georgia
$20,260
Michigan
$20,200
Missouri
$19,820
Kansas
$19,310
North Carolina
$19,070



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