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Transportation Attendant, Except Flight Attendant Salary Information

The salary statistics of transportation attendants, except flight attendants are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of transportation attendants, except flight attendants within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The transportation attendants, except flight attendants 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. Transportation Attendant, Except Flight Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,820
25th Percentile Wage
$21,300
50th Percentile Wage
$27,830
75th Percentile Wage
$37,590
90th Percentile Wage
$52,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation attendants, except flight attendants. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) transportation attendants, except flight attendants is $52,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,820. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 181% 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 transportation attendants, except flight attendants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,830
6.36% 22.78%
2016
$26,060
0.50% -
2015
$25,930
9.83% -
2014
$23,380
-0.30% -
2013
$23,450
8.36% -
2012
$21,490
- -

Table 2. Transportation Attendant, Except Flight Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of transportation attendants, except flight attendants in 12 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 transportation attendants, except flight attendants occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $36,820. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $18,600).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,820
Educational Services
$28,470
Transportation and Warehousing
$27,480
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$26,170
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,100
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,280
Retail Trade
$22,160
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,500
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,340
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,250
Wholesale Trade
$19,510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$18,600

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants by States

From the above tables we note that not only transportation attendants, except flight attendants 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 transportation attendants, except flight attendants in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,220 to $54,200. The highest paying state for transportation attendants, except flight attendants is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $54,200. The lowest paying state is Wisconsin with a median annual salary of $18,220. For more salary information of transportation attendants, except flight attendants profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$54,200
Alaska
$49,150
California
$36,600
Washington
$35,040
Oregon
$33,270
Minnesota
$32,990
Puerto Rico
$32,070
Massachusetts
$31,460
Missouri
$31,440
Nevada
$30,380
Hawaii
$29,500
North Dakota
$28,860
South Carolina
$27,780
Virginia
$27,240
Colorado
$27,010
Rhode Island
$26,590
Iowa
$26,490
Virgin Islands
$26,310
Ohio
$25,640
Oklahoma
$25,580
New York
$25,160
Utah
$24,850
Vermont
$24,610
Nebraska
$24,110
Connecticut
$23,920
Michigan
$23,910
New Jersey
$23,520
Arizona
$23,490
New Mexico
$23,400
Idaho
$22,590
Illinois
$21,940
Maine
$21,640
Louisiana
$21,280
Tennessee
$20,630
Maryland
$20,600
Florida
$20,370
Pennsylvania
$20,350
Indiana
$19,760
Texas
$19,460
Arkansas
$19,250
Mississippi
$19,130
West Virginia
$19,090
Kansas
$18,690
North Carolina
$18,460
Georgia
$18,420
New Hampshire
$18,380
Wisconsin
$18,220



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