Highest Paying Industries for Transportation Workers, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Couriers and Messengers26.1254320
Couriers and Express Delivery Services26.1254320
Support Activities for Rail Transportation24.1750270
Support Activities for Water Transportation23.4748810
General Freight Trucking21.3844470
Truck Transportation21.344310
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned21.0843850
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.0543780
Federal Executive Branch20.9943660
Federal government, including the US Postal Service20.9943660
Manufacturing20.8643400
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers20.743050
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing20.3942420
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing20.342230
Rental and Leasing Services20.2442100
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing19.8841360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services19.4940530
Federal, State, and Local Government19.0639650
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.0639650
Scheduled Air Transportation18.9639440
Rail Transportation18.9539410
Air Transportation18.8939300
Freight Transportation Arrangement18.8439190
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services18.7338950
Facilities Support Services18.4438350
State government, including schools and hospitals18.338060
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.1937840
Educational Services, Privately owned18.1237690
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing18.0337510
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.0137450
Food Manufacturing17.7336890
Transportation and Warehousing17.6536720
All industries, private ownership only17.3336040
All industries17.2835940
Other Support Activities for Transportation17.1735710
Management of Companies and Enterprises17.1635700
Nonscheduled Air Transportation16.9635270
Other Support Services16.8635070
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service16.8335000
Nonstore Retailers16.6534640
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.3934090
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods16.2733850
Support Activities for Transportation15.9733210
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers15.7832830
Support Activities for Air Transportation15.6132460
Water Transportation15.1931600
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries15.1831580
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services15.1431500
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.0231240
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries14.9831160
Retail Trade14.730570
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.6530470
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.6530470
Hospitals, Privately owned14.6230410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned14.6230410
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation14.5830330
Warehousing and Storage14.4330010
Administrative and Support Services14.4129980
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.3629860
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned14.3629860
Support Activities for Road Transportation14.2529650
Automobile Dealers14.2429620
Wholesale Trade14.1729470
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers14.1729470
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry14.129320
Support Activities for Crop Production14.129320
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting14.0529220
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)1429130
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation13.9929090
Repair and Maintenance13.9829080
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair13.8728850
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)13.8328760
Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.5828250
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)13.5728220
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance13.4728010
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries13.2327530
Spectator Sports13.2327530
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers12.7826580
Urban Transit Systems12.6526310
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods12.4125810
Educational Services, Local government owned11.8324610
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned11.8224590
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)11.8224580
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation11.4423800
Employment Services11.2223330
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water10.1821180
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers10.1221050
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation10.0920980
Social Assistance8.9918700

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