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Supervisor of Transportation and Material Moving Worker Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,290
25th Percentile Wage
$39,140
50th Percentile Wage
$52,250
75th Percentile Wage
$67,000
90th Percentile Wage
$82,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for supervisors of transportation and material moving workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) supervisors of transportation and material moving workers is $82,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,290. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 164% 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 supervisors of transportation and material moving workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,2501.86%6.39%
201551,2801.21%-
201450,6602.66%-
201349,3100.81%-
201248,910--

Table 2. Supervisor of Transportation and Material Moving Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of supervisors of transportation and material moving 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 supervisors of transportation and material moving workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $78,650. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $39,230).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$78,650
Mining
$64,850
Federal, State, and Local Government
$63,630
Construction
$56,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$54,160
Transportation and Warehousing
$53,970
Wholesale Trade
$52,610
Educational Services
$52,610
Manufacturing
$52,510
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,230
Finance and Insurance
$51,070
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,020
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$50,350
Information
$49,040
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$47,960
Retail Trade
$46,580
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$45,510
Health Care and Social Assistance
$44,300
Accommodation and Food Services
$40,090
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,230

Table 3. Salaries of Supervisor of Transportation and Material Moving Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of supervisor of transportation and material moving 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
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$57,270
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$47,360
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
$47,230


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