The salary statistics of transportation inspectors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of transportation inspectors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The transportation inspectors 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation inspectors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) transportation inspectors is $114,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,820. 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 248% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for transportation inspectors from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 20.00%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.56%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.33% in 2012 and a sizable growth of 7.96% in 2011.
The average salaries of transportation inspectors 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 inspectors occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $74,790. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $33,870).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only transportation inspectors 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 inspectors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,230 to $107,320. The highest paying state for transportation inspectors is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $107,320. The lowest paying state is Delaware with a median annual salary of $29,230. For more salary information of transportation inspectors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |