National » Transportation and Material Moving » Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$46,220
75th Percentile Wage
$30,780
50th Percentile Wage
$23,380
25th Percentile Wage
$18,640
10th Percentile Wage
$17,190

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 $46,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,190. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 168% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $23,380 -0.30%
2013 $23,450 9.12%
2012 $21,490 -0.74%
2011 $21,650 3.44%
2010 $20,930 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for transportation attendants, except flight attendants from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 11.71%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 9.12%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.44% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-0.74%).

Table 3. Average Salary of Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Bridge and Lock Tenders
$48,120
Parking Lot Attendants
$19,800
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
$20,900
Traffic Technicians
$43,430
Transportation Inspectors
$69,170
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$23,380
Other Transportation Workers
$33,790

Table 4. Transportation Attendant, Except Flight Attendant Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of transportation attendants, except flight attendants in 8 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. 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 $25,960. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $18,060).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$25,960
Transportation and Warehousing
$24,900
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,750
Health Care and Social Assistance
$20,360
Educational Services
$19,800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$19,370
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$19,130
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$18,060

Table 5. 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 $17,970 to $44,890. The highest paying state for transportation attendants, except flight attendants is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $44,890. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $17,970. 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
$44,890
Puerto Rico
$32,070
California
$30,980
Nevada
$30,520
Alaska
$29,700
Idaho
$28,110
North Carolina
$27,870
Washington
$27,630
Massachusetts
$27,120
Iowa
$25,820
Maryland
$25,810
Florida
$24,740
Indiana
$24,100
South Carolina
$23,720
Illinois
$22,460
New Jersey
$22,170
Louisiana
$21,690
Michigan
$21,440
Missouri
$21,050
Kansas
$20,940
Connecticut
$20,040
New Mexico
$19,990
Georgia
$19,630
Oklahoma
$19,360
Arizona
$19,190
Texas
$19,090
Virginia
$19,070
Ohio
$19,010
Minnesota
$18,830
Arkansas
$18,120
Pennsylvania
$18,120
Tennessee
$17,970