2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $35,920 to $42,430 per year or $17 to $20 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$42||$86,530|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$37||$76,600|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$26||$53,610|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$20||$42,430|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$17||$35,920|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as an Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like VA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at VA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Aircraft Cargo Supervisors are in the states of VA, NJ, MA, MD and MI.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors||$89940||$43.24|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$78330||$37.66|
|Federal Executive Branch||$76180||$36.62|
|Warehousing and Storage||$66700||$32.07|
|Scheduled Air Transportation||$65720||$31.60|
|Nonscheduled Air Transportation||$64220||$30.87|
|Freight Transportation Arrangement||$58750||$28.25|
|Couriers and Express Delivery Services||$56080||$26.96|
|Other Support Activities for Transportation||$53700||$25.82|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods||$50110||$24.09|
|Support Activities for Air Transportation||$48500||$23.32|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods||$44420||$21.36|