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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,750
25th Percentile Wage
$20,810
50th Percentile Wage
$24,480
75th Percentile Wage
$33,450
90th Percentile Wage
$55,810

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 $55,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,750. It is noted 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 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other transportation workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,480
3.76% 11.76%
2016
$23,560
2.89% -
2015
$22,880
3.28% -
2014
$22,130
1.54% -
2013
$21,790
0.87% -
2012
$21,600
- -

Table 2. Other Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other transportation workers in 20 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 $64,160. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $22,000).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$64,160
Utilities
$61,600
Mining
$55,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,380
Federal, State, and Local Government
$51,850
Construction
$41,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,850
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,000
Finance and Insurance
$30,970
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,870
Health Care and Social Assistance
$25,760
Educational Services
$25,570
Wholesale Trade
$24,320
Information
$23,520
Retail Trade
$23,410
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$23,340
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,900
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$22,570
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,280
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,000

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
$71,730
Traffic Technicians
$60,190
Bridge and Lock Tenders
$43,990
Other Transportation Workers
$34,530
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$24,760
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
$21,240
Parking Lot Attendants
$18,760



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