Transportation and Material Moving - Highest to Lowest Paid Salary (Full List)

 

By the Numbers: The complete list from the Highest to the Lowest paid:

Job Title (# of members) Annual Mean Wage 
   
1.    Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers (81,520) $152,770
2.    Air Traffic Controllers (23,240) $118,200
3.    Commercial Pilots (38,980) $86,260
4.    Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels (36,720) $81,520
5.    Ship Engineers (9,750) $74,120
6.    Transportation Inspectors (27,430) $72,650
7.    Locomotive Firers (1,210) $63,750
8.    Subway and Streetcar Operators (12,350) $62,380
9.    Locomotive Engineers (39,900) $61,020
10.  First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators (202,760)  $59,800
11.  Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators (3,890) $59,620
12.  Rail Transportation Workers, All Other (4,470) $59,480
13.  Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters (42,880) $58,220
14.  Mine Shuttle Car Operators (1,590) $56,370
15.  Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators (19,860) $55,320
16.  Crane and Tower Operators (45,020) $55,280
17.  Airfield Operations Specialists (8,760) $52,380
18.  Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers (4,530) $52,320
19.  Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors (7,460) $51,900
20.  Flight Attendants (113,390) $51,620
21.  Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining (2,550) $51,260
22.  First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand (183,620) $50,160
23.  Wellhead Pumpers (11,610) $50,730
24.  Hoist and Winch Operators (2,960) $50,020
25.  Traffic Technicians (6,410) $48,650
26.  Bridge and Lock Tenders (3,510) $46,680
27.  Dredge Operators (1,760) $46,530
28.  Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers (12,030) $46,270
29.  Sailors and Marine Oilers (32,530) $46,170
30.  Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators (48,320) $45,230
31.  Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (1,704,520) $43,590
32.  Motorboat Operators (3,290) $43,340
33.  Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity (169,680) $41,780
34.  Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders (10,920) $39,590
35.  Transportation Workers, All Other (37,660) $38,740
36.  Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors (114,680) $37,690
37.  Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers (858,710) $34,790
38.  Material Moving Workers, All Other (23,880) $34,540
39.  Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators (542,750) $34,260
40.  Conveyor Operators and Tenders (28,590) $33,870
41.  Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other (53,680) $32,930
42.  Bus Drivers, School or Special Client (515,020) $31,110
43.  Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants (18,410) $31,080
44.  Machine Feeders and Offbearers (88,070) $30,490
45.  Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand (2,587,900) $28,720
46.  Driver/Sales Workers (426,310) $28,440
47.  Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs (188,860) $26,790
48.  Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (17,300) $25,600
49.  Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment (348,770) $24,660
50.  Packers and Packagers, Hand (705,660) $24,430
51.  Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants (109,790) $24,280

 

 
 
 
 

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