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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Other Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$55,290
75th Percentile Wage
$45,110
50th Percentile Wage
$33,790
25th Percentile Wage
$24,220
10th Percentile Wage
$19,870

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 $55,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,870. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 178% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $33,790 5.23%
2013 $32,110 4.02%
2012 $30,870 -9.37%
2011 $34,060 3.43%
2010 $32,930 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for other transportation workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 2.61%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.02%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.43% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-9.37%).

Table 3. Average Salary of Other Transportation Workers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Other Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other transportation workers in 14 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 other transportation workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $44,160. The lowest paying sector is the management of companies and enterprises sector (annual salary $23,060).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$44,160
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$43,430
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,920
Federal, State, and Local Government
$37,880
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,530
Health Care and Social Assistance
$26,590
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$26,490
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,950
Retail Trade
$25,510
Wholesale Trade
$25,160
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$24,710
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,430
Educational Services
$23,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$23,060

Table 5. 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 $17,790 to $52,220. The highest paying state for other transportation workers is Utah with a median annual salary of $52,220. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,790. For more salary information of other transportation workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Utah
$52,220
Alaska
$44,140
Pennsylvania
$43,900
Illinois
$43,780
Nevada
$41,890
New Jersey
$41,670
Virginia
$40,930
Arkansas
$38,340
Oklahoma
$38,140
Colorado
$38,100
Massachusetts
$37,650
Missouri
$36,530
District of Columbia
$35,750
Maryland
$35,750
New Mexico
$35,560
Washington
$34,760
Hawaii
$34,010
Florida
$33,530
California
$32,720
North Dakota
$32,110
New York
$31,910
Wyoming
$31,790
Minnesota
$30,870
New Hampshire
$30,250
Connecticut
$29,830
Mississippi
$29,380
Arizona
$29,290
Texas
$29,150
Michigan
$28,920
Maine
$27,660
Iowa
$27,560
Wisconsin
$27,560
Kentucky
$27,460
South Dakota
$27,060
Indiana
$25,620
Montana
$25,500
Rhode Island
$25,280
Idaho
$25,250
Alabama
$24,900
Tennessee
$24,340
Ohio
$24,180
Oregon
$23,550
Kansas
$22,720
North Carolina
$21,940
Louisiana
$19,140
Georgia
$18,740
Puerto Rico
$17,790