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Transportation and Distribution Salary Survey

The Transportation and Distribution Salary Survey reports compensation data for 273 benchmark jobs related to the transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing, storage and distribution of goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation, including air, rail, water, and over-the-road.

The Transportation and Distribution Salary Survey documents market-based pay data for 24 executive and 249 non-management salary benchmark jobs from up to three databases: digitized public sources, ERI Assessor Series data, and direct participants. The following information is reported for each job title (salary data are shown in means, medians, and percentile cuts):

  • Annual Salary
  • Incentive/Variable Pay
  • Total Direct Annual Compensation
  • Job Description
  • Selected Characteristics of the Occupation (SCO)

Survey information is solicited through traditional mail, email, and online questionnaires. Each data submission is thoroughly screened by our team of experienced researchers prior to inclusion in a survey. No attempt is made to alter incumbent data as reported other than to normalize collected compensation amounts to a common date. Data collection begins October and ends March. Survey results are published annually in July, with an effective data date of March 31 of the given survey year.

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Aerospace Document Control Coordinator
  • Air Transportation Sales Representative
  • Aircraft Engine Mechanic
  • Aircraft Maintenance Person
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Inventory Control Planner
  • Inventory Control Supervisor
  • Invoice Clerk
  • Janitor
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Laborer
  • Light Truck Driver
  • Line Walker
  • Locomotive Engineer
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Aerospace Document Control Coordinator
  • Air Transportation Sales Representative
  • Aircraft Engine Mechanic
  • Aircraft Maintenance Person
  • Aircraft Mechanic
  • Aircraft Mechanic for Props
  • Aircraft Mechanic Jet
  • Aircraft Navigator
  • Aircraft Pilot Jet
  • Aircraft Pilot Non-Jet
  • Airline Security Representative
  • Airplane Inspector
  • Airport Baggage Handler
  • Airport Engineer
  • Airport Manager
  • Ambulance Driver
  • Area Sales Manager
  • Armored Car Guard & Driver
  • Automobile Mechanic
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Avionics Mechanic
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Billing Analyst
  • Billing Clerk
  • Boat & Barge Operator
  • Brokerage Clerk
  • Building & Facilities Manager
  • Bus Driver
  • Bus Transportation Manager
  • Business Development Analyst
  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Call Center Representative (Complex Calls)
  • Call Center Representative (General Calls)
  • Call Center Representative (Specialized Calls)
  • Cargo Agent
  • Cargo Services Supervisor
  • Chauffeur
  • Chemical Operator
  • Chief Compensation & Benefits Executive
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Subsidiary Executive
  • Cleaner Transportation Vehicles
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Communications Analyst
  • Communications Director
  • Communications Manager
  • Communications Specialist
  • Communications Vice President
  • Computer Programmer
  • Continuous Improvement Analyst
  • Contract Administrator
  • Contracts Manager
  • Conveyor Feeder Offbearer
  • Copilot Jet
  • Copilot Non-Jet
  • Cost Accountant
  • Cost Estimator
  • Customer Experience Specialist
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Representative (General Calls)
  • Customer Service Representative (Specialized Calls)
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Data Architect
  • Data Center Manager
  • Deck Hand
  • Deliverer
  • Desktop Support Analyst
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Dispatcher
  • Distribution Manager
  • Distribution Supervisor
  • Dock Worker
  • Documentation Clerk
  • Documentation Engineer
  • Electrician Journeyman
  • Electrolysis Engineer
  • Electronics Mechanic
  • Employee Communications Supervisor
  • Employee Training Specialist
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Executive Secretary
  • Executive Vice President
  • Expediter
  • Export Sales Manager
  • Express Delivery Services Sales Representative
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fleet Director
  • Fleet Manager
  • Fleet Supervisor
  • Flight Attendant
  • Flight Engineer
  • Flight Service Manager
  • Fluid Power Mechanic
  • Foreman
  • Forklift Operator
  • Freight Forwarding Sales Representative
  • Front End Loader Operator
  • Fuel Attendant
  • Fuel Injection Servicer
  • Garage Servicer
  • Garage Supervisor
  • Government Affairs Representative
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Heavy Truck Driver
  • Hoisting Machine Operator
  • HRIS Top Executive
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Hydrographer
  • Import/Export Agent
  • Import/Export Clerk
  • In Line Inspection Field Technician
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Inside Sales Representative
  • Instrument Technician
  • Integrated Disability Manager
  • Internal Audit Director
  • Internal Auditor
  • Internal Publications Director
  • International Sales Manager
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Inventory Control Planner
  • Inventory Control Supervisor
  • Invoice Clerk
  • Janitor
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Laborer
  • Light Truck Driver
  • Line Walker
  • Locomotive Engineer
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Lubrication Technician
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Maintenance Worker General
  • Management Analyst
  • Marine Cargo Surveyor
  • Marine Engine Mechanic
  • Marine Engineer
  • Marine Services Technician
  • Marine Surveyor
  • Materials Handler
  • Materials Manager
  • Motor Vehicle Dispatcher
  • Oiler
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Ordinary Seaman
  • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Parts Manager
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Manager
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Payroll Vice President
  • PC Specialist
  • Pipefitter
  • Pipefitter Helper
  • Pipeline Services Sales Representative
  • Porter
  • Preventive Maintenance Coordinator
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Procurement Clerk
  • Product Manager (Non-Technical)
  • Product Manager (Technical)
  • Production Coordinator
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Proposal Development Director
  • Proposal Development Manager
  • Proposal Development Specialist
  • Proposal Development Vice President
  • Purchase Price Analyst
  • Purchasing Clerk
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Purser
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Railroad Brake/Switch Operator
  • Railroad Car Rental Sales Representative
  • Railroad Construction Manager
  • Rate Analyst
  • Real Estate Acquisitions Manager
  • Receiving Clerk
  • Receiving Laborer
  • Receptionist
  • Regulatory Affairs Analyst
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Relocation Manager
  • Research & Development Director
  • Reservation Clerk
  • Revenue Accountant
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Risk Management Supervisor
  • Route Driver Sales Representative
  • Routing Clerk
  • Safety Inspector
  • Safety Manager
  • Safety Specialist
  • Safety Supervisor
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Representative (Highly Complex Products)
  • Scale Operator
  • Secretary
  • Security Guard
  • Service Manager Automotive
  • Service Order Clerk
  • Ship Captain
  • Shipmate
  • Shipping & Receiving Clerk
  • Shipping Checker
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Shipping Packer
  • Shipyard Laborer
  • Small Engine Mechanic
  • Stevedore
  • Superintendent Maintenance
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Clerk
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Sustainable Design Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Taxi Driver
  • Telephone Dispatch Supervisor
  • Test Engine Evaluator
  • Ticket Agent
  • Time Clerk
  • Tool Crib Attendant
  • Top Logistics Management Executive
  • Top Transportation Officer
  • Trade Relations Director
  • Traffic Agent
  • Traffic Clerk
  • Traffic Manager
  • Traffic Rate Analyst
  • Traffic Supervisor
  • Trailer Mechanic
  • Transmission Mechanic
  • Transportation Engineer
  • Transportation Manager
  • Transportation Sales Representative
  • Travel Agent
  • Truck Driver Medium
  • Truck Driver Tractor Trailer
  • Truck Driver Van
  • Truck Mechanic
  • Truck Sales Representative
  • User Support Analyst
  • Vehicle Maintenance Scheduler
  • Vice President Division
  • Vice President Supply Chain
  • Warehouse Director
  • Warehouse Laborer
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Warehouse Materials Handler
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Warehousing Sales Representative
  • A. DUIE PYLE
  • AGCO CORP
  • AIR METHODS CORP
  • AIR T INC
  • AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES GROUP INC
  • ALAMO GROUP INC
  • ALASKA AIR GROUP INC
  • ALLEGIANT TRAVEL CO
  • AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC
  • AMERICOLD LOGISTICS LLC
  • KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC
  • LANDSTAR SYSTEM INC
  • LIFE STORAGE INC
  • LINDSAY CORP
  • LIVINGSTON INTERNATIONAL
  • MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE CORP
  • MANITOWOC CO INC
  • MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD
  • MATHESON COMPANIES
  • MATSON INC
  • A. DUIE PYLE
  • AGCO CORP
  • AIR METHODS CORP
  • AIR T INC
  • AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES GROUP INC
  • ALAMO GROUP INC
  • ALASKA AIR GROUP INC
  • ALLEGIANT TRAVEL CO
  • AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC
  • AMERICOLD LOGISTICS LLC
  • ANDEAVOR LOGISTICS LP
  • ANDERSONS INC
  • ARCBEST CORP
  • ART'S-WAY MANUFACTURING CO INC
  • ASTEC INDUSTRIES INC
  • BRISTOW GROUP INC
  • C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE INC
  • CARNIVAL CORP
  • CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC
  • CATERPILLAR INC
  • CELADON GROUP INC
  • CERES GLOBAL AG CORP
  • CES SYNERGIES INC
  • COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORP
  • COVENANT TRANSPORTATION GROUP INC
  • CSX CORP
  • CUBESMART
  • DEERE & CO
  • DELTA AIR LINES INC
  • DIVERSIFIED DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
  • DORIAN LPG LTD
  • EAGLE BULK SHIPPING INC
  • ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS INC
  • ERA GROUP INC
  • EVERPORT TERMINAL SERVICES
  • EXPEDIA INC
  • EXPEDITORS INTERNATIONAL OF WASHINGTON INC
  • FEDEX CORP
  • FORWARD AIR CORP
  • FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC
  • GATX CORP
  • GENCO SHIPPING & TRADING LTD
  • GENCOR INDUSTRIES INC
  • GENER8 MARITIME INC
  • GENESEE & WYOMING INC
  • GENESIS ENERGY LP
  • GLOBAL SELF STORAGE INC
  • HEARTLAND EXPRESS INC
  • HORNBECK OFFSHORE SERVICES INC
  • HOSPITALITY ENTERPRISES, INC.
  • HUB GROUP INC
  • INTERNATIONAL SEAWAYS INC
  • JANEL CORP
  • JB HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES INC
  • JERNIGAN CAPITAL INC
  • JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORP
  • JOY GLOBAL INC
  • KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN
  • KIRBY CORP
  • KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC
  • LANDSTAR SYSTEM INC
  • LIFE STORAGE INC
  • LINDSAY CORP
  • LIVINGSTON INTERNATIONAL
  • MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE CORP
  • MANITOWOC CO INC
  • MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD
  • MATHESON COMPANIES
  • MATSON INC
  • MODUSLINK GLOBAL SOLUTIONS INC
  • MPLX LP
  • NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP
  • NUSTAR ENERGY LP
  • OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINES INC
  • P.A.M. TRANSPORTATION SERVICES INC
  • PANGAEA LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS LTD
  • PATRIOT TRANSPORTATION HOLDING, INC.
  • PBF LOGISTICS LP
  • PERMA-FIX ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC
  • PETROGRESS INC
  • PHI INC
  • PLAINS ALL AMERICAN PIPELINE LP
  • PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY
  • PUBLIC STORAGE
  • RADIANT LOGISTICS INC
  • RAND LOGISTICS INC
  • REAL INDUSTRY INC
  • REPUBLIC SERVICES INC
  • ROADRUNNER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS INC
  • ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD
  • SAIA INC
  • SAKER AVIATION SERVICES INC
  • SCHNEIDER NATIONAL INC
  • SHAMROCK FOODS COMPANY
  • SINO-GLOBAL SHIPPING AMERICA LTD
  • SKYWEST INC
  • SOMERO ENTERPRISES INC
  • SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO
  • SPF ENERGY
  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC
  • STERICYCLE INC
  • SURNA INC
  • SWIRE COCA COLA
  • TEREX CORP
  • TERRA TECH CORP
  • THE PRICELINE GROUP INC
  • TITAN INTERNATIONAL INC
  • TIX CORP
  • TRIPADVISOR INC
  • TRIVISTA COMPANIES, INC.
  • UNION PACIFIC CORP
  • UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC
  • US ECOLOGY INC
  • USA TRUCK INC
  • WERNER ENTERPRISES INC
  • WESTERN REFINING LOGISTICS LP
  • XPO LOGISTICS INC
  • YRC WORLDWIDE INC

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