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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Supervisor of Transportation and Material Moving Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$79,700
75th Percentile Wage
$65,460
50th Percentile Wage
$50,660
25th Percentile Wage
$38,620
10th Percentile Wage
$30,420

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 $79,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,420. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 161% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Average Salary of Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers vs. Related Jobs

Table 3. 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 3. 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 $72,940. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $39,090).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$72,940
Mining
$61,480
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,650
Finance and Insurance
$56,500
Construction
$55,660
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,850
Transportation and Warehousing
$53,400
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,450
Wholesale Trade
$50,390
Manufacturing
$50,170
Information
$50,140
Educational Services
$49,920
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$49,260
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$48,870
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$48,840
Retail Trade
$43,690
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$42,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,070
Accommodation and Food Services
$41,040
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,090

Table 4. 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 4. 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
$54,930
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$47,760
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
$46,690

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