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Other Rail Transportation Worker Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$90,240
75th Percentile Wage
$79,570
50th Percentile Wage
$59,480
25th Percentile Wage
$43,610
10th Percentile Wage
$32,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other rail transportation workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other rail transportation workers is $90,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,360. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 178% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $59,480 1.59%
2013 $58,550 6.30%
2012 $55,080 12.41%
2011 $49,000 2.66%
2010 $47,730 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for other rail transportation workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 24.62%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 6.30%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 12.41% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 2.66% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Other Rail Transportation Workers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Other Rail Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other rail transportation workers in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other rail transportation workers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $71,880. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $52,020).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$71,880
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,090
Wholesale Trade
$54,100
Manufacturing
$52,020

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Other Rail Transportation Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other rail transportation workers 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 rail transportation workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,790 to $82,580. The highest paying state for other rail transportation workers is California with a median annual salary of $82,580. The lowest paying state is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $24,790. For more salary information of other rail transportation workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$82,580
Illinois
$68,320
Iowa
$55,620
Texas
$54,480
Indiana
$53,330
Kentucky
$48,340
West Virginia
$42,850
Missouri
$38,410
Minnesota
$34,960
North Carolina
$24,790