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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Transportation Attendant, Except Flight Attendant Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,220
25th Percentile Wage
$20,200
50th Percentile Wage
$26,060
75th Percentile Wage
$36,870
90th Percentile Wage
$54,450

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 $54,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,220. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 198% 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 transportation attendants, except flight attendants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,0600.50%17.54%
201525,9309.83%-
201423,380-0.30%-
201323,4508.36%-
201221,490--

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

The average salaries of transportation attendants, except flight attendants in 7 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 educational services sector with an annual salary $26,080. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $20,800).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$26,080
Federal, State, and Local Government
$25,960
Transportation and Warehousing
$25,340
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,510
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,250
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,160
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$20,800

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 $18,060 to $55,000. The highest paying state for transportation attendants, except flight attendants is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $55,000. The lowest paying state is Georgia with a median annual salary of $18,060. 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
$55,000
Oregon
$51,740
California
$35,310
Nevada
$33,330
Puerto Rico
$32,070
Alaska
$30,050
Idaho
$29,170
Colorado
$27,830
South Carolina
$26,950
Rhode Island
$26,590
Virgin Islands
$26,310
North Carolina
$25,740
Utah
$24,980
Vermont
$24,610
Michigan
$24,160
Ohio
$23,720
Indiana
$23,610
New Mexico
$23,400
New Jersey
$23,240
Connecticut
$23,040
New Hampshire
$22,930
Arizona
$22,710
Florida
$22,640
Hawaii
$22,420
Tennessee
$22,160
Virginia
$21,880
Illinois
$21,840
Maine
$21,640
New York
$21,080
Oklahoma
$20,930
Massachusetts
$20,820
Iowa
$20,010
Maryland
$19,930
Louisiana
$19,730
Texas
$19,640
Mississippi
$19,130
Pennsylvania
$19,120
West Virginia
$19,090
Missouri
$19,040
Arkansas
$18,940
Kansas
$18,690
Wisconsin
$18,220
Nebraska
$18,110
Georgia
$18,060


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