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Transit and Railroad Police Salary Information

The salary statistics of transit and railroad police are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of transit and railroad police within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The transit and railroad police annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Transit and Railroad Police Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,870
25th Percentile Wage
$57,570
50th Percentile Wage
$70,280
75th Percentile Wage
$85,380
90th Percentile Wage
$100,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transit and railroad police. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) transit and railroad police is $100,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,870. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 123% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of transit and railroad police from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,280
5.22% 21.44%
2016
$66,610
10.42% -
2015
$59,670
13.37% -
2014
$51,690
-7.35% -
2013
$55,490
0.50% -
2012
$55,210
- -

Table 2. Transit and Railroad Police Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of transit and railroad police in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$73,130
Federal, State, and Local Government
$69,220

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Transit and Railroad Police by States

From the above tables we note that not only transit and railroad police 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 transit and railroad police in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,840 to $88,320. The highest paying state for transit and railroad police is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $88,320. The lowest paying state is Alabama with a median annual salary of $25,840. For more salary information of transit and railroad police profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$88,320
New York
$78,050
Massachusetts
$77,000
District of Columbia
$73,750
Pennsylvania
$70,360
Arizona
$68,660
Illinois
$68,520
Minnesota
$67,050
Virginia
$65,770
California
$64,780
Tennessee
$63,240
Texas
$62,470
Ohio
$62,400
North Carolina
$62,020
Maryland
$58,950
Indiana
$58,480
Georgia
$58,240
Florida
$51,260
Washington
$44,660
Montana
$44,520
Wyoming
$41,790
Louisiana
$41,730
Missouri
$34,750
Oregon
$30,920
Alabama
$25,840



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