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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Other Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$48,010
75th Percentile Wage
$30,000
50th Percentile Wage
$22,130
25th Percentile Wage
$18,740
10th Percentile Wage
$17,320

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 $48,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,320. 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 177% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Average Salary of Other Transportation Workers vs. Related Jobs

Table 3. Other Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other transportation workers in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 3. 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 $65,600. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $19,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$65,600
Mining
$56,270
Federal, State, and Local Government
$48,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,050
Transportation and Warehousing
$34,720
Utilities
$30,120
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$26,490
Health Care and Social Assistance
$23,290
Educational Services
$22,310
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,130
Information
$21,830
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,430
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$21,080
Finance and Insurance
$21,070
Retail Trade
$20,940
Wholesale Trade
$20,050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$19,890
Accommodation and Food Services
$19,830
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$19,430

Table 4. 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 4. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Transportation Inspectors
$69,170
Bridge and Lock Tenders
$48,120
Traffic Technicians
$43,430
Other Transportation Workers
$33,790
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$23,380
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
$20,900
Parking Lot Attendants
$19,800

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