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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Rail Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,160
25th Percentile Wage
$41,720
50th Percentile Wage
$60,420
75th Percentile Wage
$76,710
90th Percentile Wage
$90,580

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 $90,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,160. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 200% 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 rail transportation workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,4200.96%8.84%
201559,8400.60%-
201459,4801.56%-
201358,5505.93%-
201255,080--

Table 2. Other Rail Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other rail transportation workers in 3 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 rail transportation workers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $69,770. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $54,510).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$69,770
Transportation and Warehousing
$56,970
Manufacturing
$54,510

Table 3. 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 $37,180 to $79,680. The highest paying state for other rail transportation workers is California with a median annual salary of $79,680. The lowest paying state is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $37,180. 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
$79,680
Illinois
$68,640
Wisconsin
$59,900
Virginia
$57,860
Indiana
$57,130
Texas
$56,080
Iowa
$55,620
Pennsylvania
$54,570
New Jersey
$45,600
Georgia
$43,220
Missouri
$38,410
West Virginia
$37,770
Ohio
$37,370
Minnesota
$37,180


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