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Transportation and Material Moving Salaries Wage Estimates
Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 9,508,750 $13.14 $15.12 $31,450
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 4,950 $19.23 $22.43 $46,660
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 186,230 $20.18 $21.33 $44,380
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 218,480 $24.67 $25.94 $53,960
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 77,090 n/a n/a $119,750
Commercial Pilots 31,250 n/a n/a $75,500
Air Traffic Controllers 24,260 $53.78 $51.97 $108,090
Airfield Operations Specialists 8,050 $19.88 $20.46 $42,550
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 21,790 $10.77 $11.25 $23,400
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 184,160 $16.32 $17.16 $35,700
Bus Drivers, School 460,100 $12.79 $13.01 $27,060
Driver/Sales Workers 372,720 $10.70 $12.52 $26,050
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 1,672,580 $17.92 $18.62 $38,720
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 908,960 $13.27 $14.55 $30,260
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 170,520 $10.36 $11.32 $23,540
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 78,610 $11.97 $14.26 $29,650
Locomotive Engineers 42,760 $23.29 $25.71 $53,470
Locomotive Firers 970 $23.17 $25.46 $52,950
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 5,480 $15.68 $16.76 $34,850
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 24,610 $22.94 $23.75 $49,400
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 39,580 $25.40 $26.02 $54,120
Subway and Streetcar Operators 7,430 $25.59 $23.72 $49,330
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 4,660 $21.12 $21.25 $44,200
Sailors and Marine Oilers 32,420 $16.53 $17.25 $35,880
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 30,600 $29.79 $32.56 $67,730
Motorboat Operators 3,380 $15.34 $17.54 $36,480
Ship Engineers 11,190 $29.18 $31.80 $66,140
Bridge and Lock Tenders 4,490 $19.54 $19.20 $39,930
Parking Lot Attendants 136,470 $9.04 $9.67 $20,120
Service Station Attendants 84,480 $9.11 $9.78 $20,340
Traffic Technicians 7,030 $19.00 $20.10 $41,810
Transportation Inspectors 24,940 $26.56 $28.46 $59,200
Transportation Workers, All Other 43,330 $15.87 $17.11 $35,590
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 41,920 $13.95 $14.46 $30,090
Crane and Tower Operators 44,490 $20.13 $21.84 $45,430
Dredge Operators 1,910 $16.70 $18.77 $39,040
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 65,160 $16.93 $18.36 $38,180
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 3,670 $20.54 $21.26 $44,230
Hoist and Winch Operators 2,810 $17.50 $19.87 $41,340
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 620,450 $13.98 $14.78 $30,750
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 330,850 $9.35 $10.43 $21,700
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 2,335,510 $10.89 $11.87 $24,690
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 144,820 $12.29 $12.92 $26,880
Packers and Packagers, Hand 777,630 $9.16 $10.15 $21,100
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 4,050 $21.45 $21.35 $44,410
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 9,280 $18.81 $19.72 $41,020
Wellhead Pumpers 17,050 $18.20 $18.96 $39,430
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 129,080 $14.93 $15.76 $32,790
Shuttle Car Operators 3,050 $20.29 $20.53 $42,700
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 12,330 $18.14 $19.00 $39,510
Material Moving Workers, All Other 41,140 $15.68 $16.68 $34,700

* = not available, Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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