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Other Transportation Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other transportation workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of other transportation workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other transportation workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other transportation 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 Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,110
25th Percentile Wage
$19,900
50th Percentile Wage
$23,560
75th Percentile Wage
$31,770
90th Percentile Wage
$54,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other transportation workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other transportation workers is $54,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,110. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 198% 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 transportation workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201623,5602.89%8.32%
201522,8803.28%-
201422,1301.54%-
201321,7900.87%-
201221,600--

Table 2. Other Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other transportation 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 transportation workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $61,490. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,060).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$61,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,960
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,430
Construction
$46,560
Utilities
$42,060
Transportation and Warehousing
$36,450
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,160
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,870
Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,980
Educational Services
$23,760
Wholesale Trade
$23,750
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,910
Information
$22,630
Retail Trade
$22,560
Finance and Insurance
$22,040
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,770
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,710
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,600
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,060

Table 3. Salaries of Other Transportation Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of other transportation worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Transportation Inspectors
$72,220
Bridge and Lock Tenders
$49,090
Traffic Technicians
$45,150
Other Transportation Workers
$35,660
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$26,060
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
$22,420
Parking Lot Attendants
$21,730


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