TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS 53-0000 N/A 31,070 18,410 37,405 20,020 27,055 36,585
    14.95 8.85 18.00 9.60 13.00 17.60
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 53-1011 N/A 62,780 43,435 72,455 49,185 64,770 75,655
    30.20 20.90 34.85 23.65 31.15 36.35
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 53-1021 5,100 43,935 28,770 51,520 32,270 41,200 53,880
    21.10 13.85 24.75 15.50 19.80 25.90
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 53-1031 N/A 50,390 30,640 60,270 35,545 48,300 62,355
    24.25 14.75 28.95 17.10 23.20 30.00
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 53-2011 1,020 94,255 42,905 119,925 56,870 75,870 126,555
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Commercial Pilots 53-2012 N/A 77,985 43,585 95,185 52,585 70,185 89,560
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Airfield Operations Specialists 53-2022 170 40,165 31,220 44,635 36,325 41,435 45,160
    19.30 15.00 21.45 17.45 19.90 21.70
Flight Attendants 53-2031 780 35,880 20,825 43,410 24,210 29,640 44,400
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 53-3011 150 23,685 17,560 26,750 19,080 21,820 25,870
    11.40 8.45 12.85 9.15 10.50 12.45
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 53-3021 N/A 34,830 18,320 43,085 20,100 32,235 44,300
    16.75 8.80 20.70 9.65 15.50 21.30
Bus Drivers, School 53-3022 9,430 24,115 16,965 27,695 17,525 19,790 24,400
    11.60 8.15 13.30 8.40 9.50 11.75
Driver/Sales Workers 53-3031 12,160 25,740 17,075 30,070 17,865 21,520 31,530
    12.35 8.20 14.45 8.60 10.35 15.15
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 53-3032 54,640 37,675 24,405 44,310 26,735 34,450 46,480
    18.10 11.75 21.30 12.85 16.55 22.35
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 53-3033 17,730 32,265 19,070 38,860 21,260 28,570 39,320
    15.50 9.15 18.70 10.20 13.75 18.90
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 53-3041 N/A 21,055 16,830 23,170 16,945 18,585 22,445
    10.10 8.10 11.15 8.15 8.95 10.80
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 53-3099 N/A 23,300 17,100 26,405 17,490 19,755 26,110
    11.20 8.20 12.70 8.40 9.50 12.55
Locomotive Engineers 53-4011 820 61,145 44,645 69,395 48,525 56,630 72,080
    29.40 21.45 33.35 23.35 27.25 34.65
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 53-4013 N/A 41,085 27,780 47,735 29,900 39,240 49,165
    19.75 13.35 22.95 14.35 18.85 23.65
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 53-4021 N/A 54,205 40,680 60,970 46,560 53,490 59,945
    26.05 19.55 29.30 22.40 25.70 28.80
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 53-4031 810 59,810 43,475 67,975 47,470 57,260 71,810
    28.75 20.90 32.70 22.80 27.55 34.50
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 53-4099 20 33,470 25,575 37,415 27,735 33,385 36,970
    16.10 12.30 18.00 13.35 16.05 17.75
Sailors and Marine Oilers 53-5011 N/A 35,675 29,680 38,675 32,255 36,080 40,995
    17.15 14.25 18.60 15.50 17.35 19.70
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 53-5021 610 90,045 38,130 116,005 42,565 65,955 141,495
    43.30 18.35 55.75 20.45 31.70 68.05
Ship Engineers 53-5031 230 66,890 39,955 80,355 48,335 67,235 76,040
    32.15 19.20 38.65 23.25 32.30 36.55
Bridge and Lock Tenders 53-6011 30 49,590 46,340 51,220 47,515 51,150 51,160
    23.85 22.30 24.60 22.85 24.60 24.60
Parking Lot Attendants 53-6021 N/A 20,800 17,215 22,590 16,900 18,400 20,540
    10.00 8.30 10.85 8.10 8.85 9.85
Service Station Attendants 53-6031 1,550 21,220 16,810 23,425 17,500 19,805 23,125
    10.20 8.10 11.25 8.40 9.50 11.10
Traffic Technicians 53-6041 620 34,845 26,660 38,940 28,330 33,390 38,835
    16.75 12.80 18.70 13.60 16.05 18.65
Transportation Inspectors 53-6051 370 86,895 55,505 102,595 68,825 92,940 106,370
    41.80 26.70 49.30 33.10 44.70 51.15
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 53-6061 N/A 19,080 16,805 20,215 16,720 18,155 19,800
    9.15 8.10 9.70 8.05 8.75 9.50
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.