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 242,840 31,170 18,630 37,450 20,600 27,340 36,850
    15.00 8.95 18.00 9.90 13.15 17.70
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 53-1011 N/A 60,800 43,630 69,390 47,930 62,010 72,800
    29.25 21.00 33.35 23.05 29.80 35.00
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 53-1021 5,820 44,650 29,210 52,380 32,910 42,530 55,410
    21.45 14.05 25.20 15.80 20.45 26.65
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 53-1031 4,710 51,020 30,400 61,330 35,380 48,730 63,570
    24.55 14.60 29.50 17.00 23.45 30.55
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 53-2011 950 94,820 46,900 118,770 60,840 85,160 118,030
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Commercial Pilots 53-2012 360 75,760 37,390 94,950 42,630 73,220 92,440
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Air Traffic Controllers 53-2021 690 118,780 75,960 140,190 93,140 118,350 148,110
    57.10 36.50 67.40 44.80 56.90 71.20
Flight Attendants 53-2031 N/A 35,760 21,790 42,740 25,130 31,580 44,080
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 53-3011 270 23,330 17,430 26,280 18,980 21,830 24,600
    11.20 8.40 12.65 9.10 10.50 11.85
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 53-3021 2,510 35,820 19,780 43,840 22,680 34,790 44,540
    17.20 9.50 21.10 10.90 16.75 21.40
Bus Drivers, School 53-3022 10,060 22,440 16,800 25,260 17,630 20,260 25,580
    10.80 8.10 12.15 8.50 9.75 12.30
Driver/Sales Workers 53-3031 9,270 26,890 17,000 31,830 18,590 23,720 33,580
    12.95 8.15 15.30 8.95 11.40 16.15
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 53-3032 53,470 37,910 24,780 44,470 27,330 35,510 45,770
    18.20 11.90 21.40 13.15 17.05 22.00
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 53-3033 20,210 33,100 19,450 39,920 22,100 29,990 39,670
    15.90 9.35 19.20 10.65 14.40 19.05
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 53-3041 1,780 20,020 16,840 21,610 17,080 18,720 22,720
    9.65 8.10 10.40 8.20 9.00 10.95
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 53-3099 1,200 26,900 17,310 31,700 18,890 23,210 35,160
    12.95 8.30 15.25 9.10 11.15 16.90
Locomotive Engineers 53-4011 840 61,850 44,830 70,360 49,020 57,380 73,040
    29.75 21.55 33.85 23.55 27.60 35.10
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 53-4013 50 35,370 26,770 39,660 27,790 33,080 41,680
    17.00 12.85 19.05 13.35 15.90 20.05
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 53-4021 700 54,550 39,900 61,880 46,330 54,150 60,840
    26.25 19.20 29.75 22.25 26.05 29.25
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 53-4031 810 60,960 44,410 69,240 48,410 58,370 73,150
    29.30 21.35 33.30 23.25 28.05 35.15
Sailors and Marine Oilers 53-5011 N/A 37,110 30,650 40,340 33,060 37,250 42,680
    17.85 14.75 19.40 15.90 17.90 20.50
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 53-5021 750 90,940 36,780 118,010 42,700 69,970 141,220
    43.70 17.70 56.75 20.55 33.65 67.90
Ship Engineers 53-5031 270 69,570 42,290 83,210 52,020 68,960 85,050
    33.45 20.35 40.00 25.00 33.15 40.90
Bridge and Lock Tenders 53-6011 30 49,060 45,360 50,900 45,800 50,280 51,160
    23.60 21.80 24.45 22.00 24.15 24.60
Parking Lot Attendants 53-6021 1,360 18,970 16,750 20,080 16,810 18,260 20,340
    9.10 8.05 9.65 8.10 8.80 9.80
Service Station Attendants 53-6031 2,100 20,870 16,800 22,910 17,290 19,190 22,980
    10.05 8.10 11.00 8.30 9.25 11.05
Traffic Technicians 53-6041 590 36,020 26,710 40,680 28,740 34,470 41,950
    17.30 12.85 19.55 13.80 16.55 20.15
Transportation Inspectors 53-6051 440 76,120 33,090 97,640 38,300 84,320 106,350
    36.60 15.90 46.95 18.40 40.55 51.15
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 53-6061 370 19,560 16,900 20,880 17,050 18,620 21,350
    9.40 8.15 10.05 8.20 8.95 10.25
Transportation Workers, All Other 53-6099 900 28,240 18,800 32,970 20,540 25,550 33,990
    13.60 9.05 15.85 9.85 12.30 16.35
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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 June 2013.