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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Transportation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,150
25th Percentile Wage
$24,960
50th Percentile Wage
$35,660
75th Percentile Wage
$53,620
90th Percentile Wage
$60,640

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 $60,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,150. 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 200% 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 other transportation workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,660-3.45%13.43%
201536,8908.40%-
201433,7904.97%-
201332,1103.86%-
201230,870--

Table 2. Other Transportation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other transportation workers in 16 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 construction sector with an annual salary $57,810. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $20,110).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$57,810
Manufacturing
$47,990
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$47,660
Federal, State, and Local Government
$40,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,780
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,760
Retail Trade
$29,470
Wholesale Trade
$29,340
Health Care and Social Assistance
$28,990
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$28,280
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$27,870
Utilities
$27,690
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$27,130
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,320
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,260
Educational Services
$20,110

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 $18,040 to $54,770. The highest paying state for other transportation workers is Illinois with a median annual salary of $54,770. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,040. 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
$54,770
Massachusetts
$52,870
Washington
$51,590
Pennsylvania
$51,570
Texas
$50,890
Maryland
$45,310
South Carolina
$44,560
Virginia
$43,810
New Jersey
$42,730
Nevada
$39,890
District of Columbia
$39,390
Colorado
$38,620
California
$38,120
New Mexico
$37,560
Mississippi
$37,280
Alaska
$37,010
Delaware
$36,880
Wyoming
$36,230
Florida
$35,760
Indiana
$35,530
Hawaii
$34,630
New Hampshire
$32,230
Missouri
$32,070
Connecticut
$30,660
Utah
$30,470
Oklahoma
$30,260
Michigan
$29,710
Rhode Island
$29,020
Wisconsin
$28,270
Iowa
$27,990
New York
$27,990
Georgia
$27,900
Ohio
$27,630
Maine
$27,400
Arizona
$27,120
Minnesota
$26,290
Montana
$25,880
Kansas
$25,870
Kentucky
$25,240
Alabama
$25,010
Tennessee
$24,420
Arkansas
$24,360
Oregon
$23,800
North Carolina
$20,500
Louisiana
$19,090
Puerto Rico
$18,040


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