Highest Paying Industries for Other Transportation Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch40.4284080
Federal government, including the US Postal Service40.4284080
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing34.3171360
Manufacturing31.3865280
Couriers and Messengers31.3165120
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing31.2164910
Couriers and Express Delivery Services30.9564370
Rail Transportation28.9660230
Support Activities for Mining28.7159720
Mining28.4259110
Support Activities for Rail Transportation26.5555230
Federal, State, and Local Government26.2654610
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service26.2654610
Support Activities for Water Transportation25.9253900
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services25.5453130
Waste Collection24.951800
Testing Laboratories23.8349580
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences23.5949080
Scientific Research and Development Services23.5849050
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.2748400
Waste Management and Remediation Services2347830
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.9647760
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services22.4646720
Engineering Services22.446600
State government, including schools and hospitals21.7145160
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services21.6945120
Freight Transportation Arrangement21.6645060
General Freight Trucking21.4144540
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.2144120
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.5642760
Truck Transportation20.3842380
Nonscheduled Air Transportation20.0341670
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing19.9941580
Air Transportation19.9441480
Scheduled Air Transportation19.9441470
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19.7741120
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution19.640760
Transportation and Warehousing19.1139760
Warehousing and Storage18.7639030
Utilities18.3438140
Ambulance Services18.1137660
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services18.0137460
Local government, including schools and hospitals18.0137450
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers17.6736760
Support Activities for Transportation17.0835520
Inland Water Transportation16.7934930
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.4634240
Food Manufacturing16.1933670
Urban Transit Systems16.1733640
Natural Gas Distribution16.1433560
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance16.1233540
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance16.0933470
Support Activities for Air Transportation15.9433160
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores15.8632980
Water Transportation15.8432940
Other Support Activities for Transportation15.4932220
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation15.4632160
Specialty Trade Contractors15.432020
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation15.3231870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.1831570
Management of Companies and Enterprises14.9831160
Hospitals, State government owned14.9631110
Educational Services, Privately owned14.930990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned14.6530460
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other14.630360
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.5430230
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned14.5430230
Other Support Services14.5330220
Specialized Freight Trucking14.4330010
Building Equipment Contractors14.2229580
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods14.229530
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers14.1429410
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry14.129320
Support Activities for Crop Production14.129320
Support Activities for Road Transportation14.0929300
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers14.0729270
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting14.0529220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.9629040
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers13.6928480
Ambulatory Health Care Services13.6628420
All industries13.628280
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation13.4427960
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services13.3427740
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers13.3127690
School and Employee Bus Transportation13.2127480
Taxi and Limousine Service13.1827420
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water13.1227290
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation13.1227280
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned13.0127050
Educational Services, State government owned12.9827000
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services12.9526940
Facilities Support Services12.926820
Nonstore Retailers12.8326680
Consumer Goods Rental12.7526520
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.7126430
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services12.6826380
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land12.6226240
Rental and Leasing Services12.5526110
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.5126020
Administrative and Support Services12.4625920
All industries, private ownership only12.4525900
Direct Selling Establishments12.3825740
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing12.3725730
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing12.2725520
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation12.2225420
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned12.1825330
Offices of Physicians12.1625300
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)12.1625290
Employment Services12.1525270
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.1225200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.1125180
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations12.125160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned12.0625090
Hospitals, Privately owned12.0625080
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers12.0525060
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.0425030
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities12.0325020
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)11.9924940
Charter Bus Industry11.9824920
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned11.9724890
Outpatient Care Centers11.9524850
Wholesale Trade11.9424840
Activities Related to Real Estate11.924750
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair11.8624670
Real Estate11.7824500
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations11.7424420
Lessors of Real Estate11.6824300
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods11.6424220
Individual and Family Services11.6324190
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores11.6224160
Automobile Dealers11.624120
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers11.5924110
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers11.5524020
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores11.5323990
Other General Merchandise Stores11.3923690
General Merchandise Stores11.3523610
Information11.3223550
Repair and Maintenance11.2623420
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance11.2623410
Automotive Repair and Maintenance11.2423380
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)11.2423370
Educational Services, Local government owned11.2323360
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned11.2323360
Department Stores11.1423180
Hospitals, Local government owned11.1323150
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned11.1323150
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly11.123100
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance11.123090
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries11.0322950
Motion Picture and Video Industries11.0322950
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions1122880
Retail Trade10.9622800
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers10.9522770
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters10.7922440
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities10.7322310
Finance and Insurance10.7222300
Services to Buildings and Dwellings10.722260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries10.5521940
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)10.5521930
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities10.5421920
Performing Arts Companies10.5221880
Depository Credit Intermediation10.4821790
Casino Hotels10.4521730
Food and Beverage Stores10.4421720
Grocery Stores10.4321700
Accommodation10.3921610
Traveler Accommodation10.3921610
Restaurants and Other Eating Places10.3821590
Accommodation and Food Services10.3721580
Full-Service Restaurants10.3821580
Food Services and Drinking Places10.3121430
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries10.2721360
Spectator Sports10.2621350
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation10.2521330
Gasoline Stations10.2121240
Personal and Laundry Services10.1821170
Other Personal Services10.1821170
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries10.1621140
Gambling Industries10.0920990
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers10.0720940
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events10.0220850
Special Food Services10.0320850
Civic and Social Organizations9.9920780
Amusement Parks and Arcades9.9320660
Social Assistance9.8320440
Investigation and Security Services9.820390
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services9.820390
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers9.5719900
Death Care Services9.3519440
Child Day Care Services9.1719070
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)8.1817020

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