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Other Transportation Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other transportation workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other transportation workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other transportation workers 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. Other Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,100
25th Percentile Wage
$26,220
50th Percentile Wage
$36,760
75th Percentile Wage
$55,140
90th Percentile Wage
$62,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other transportation workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other transportation workers is $62,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,100. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 194% 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 other transportation workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,760
2.99% 16.02%
2016
$35,660
-3.45% -
2015
$36,890
8.40% -
2014
$33,790
4.97% -
2013
$32,110
3.86% -
2012
$30,870
- -

Table 2. Other Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other transportation workers in 17 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 other transportation workers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $55,290. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $21,670).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,290
Mining
$53,160
Manufacturing
$47,990
Federal, State, and Local Government
$42,020
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,660
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,280
Construction
$35,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,680
Wholesale Trade
$29,200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,870
Utilities
$27,690
Retail Trade
$27,540
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,330
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$24,300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$24,150
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,960
Educational Services
$21,670

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Transportation Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other transportation workers 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 other transportation workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,280 to $56,050. The highest paying state for other transportation workers is Illinois with a median annual salary of $56,050. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,280. For more salary information of other transportation workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Illinois
$56,050
Pennsylvania
$55,360
Texas
$54,840
Utah
$54,430
Massachusetts
$54,270
Nevada
$48,270
Virginia
$43,810
New Jersey
$42,730
Colorado
$40,240
District of Columbia
$39,980
California
$39,130
South Carolina
$38,710
Florida
$38,520
Alaska
$37,950
Delaware
$36,880
Washington
$36,570
Wyoming
$36,230
Indiana
$35,140
Idaho
$35,090
Virgin Islands
$35,040
Oklahoma
$34,850
Hawaii
$34,710
New Hampshire
$32,230
Connecticut
$31,990
North Dakota
$31,910
Missouri
$31,520
Nebraska
$31,330
Ohio
$31,190
Maryland
$31,180
South Dakota
$31,060
Mississippi
$31,010
Rhode Island
$30,820
Oregon
$30,720
Minnesota
$30,270
Montana
$29,990
New York
$29,710
Kansas
$28,630
Georgia
$28,120
Kentucky
$27,600
Iowa
$27,550
Alabama
$27,520
Michigan
$27,130
Maine
$26,930
Tennessee
$26,330
Wisconsin
$25,820
Arizona
$25,720
West Virginia
$25,650
Arkansas
$24,940
New Mexico
$23,390
North Carolina
$21,880
Louisiana
$19,630
Puerto Rico
$18,280



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