Highest Paying State Government Transportation Jobs

Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Below are the ten state government transportation jobs with the highest average annual salaries.

1) Ship Engineers – $57,950

2) Airfield Operations Specialists – $57,530

3) Commercial Pilots – $54,730

4) Water Vessel Pilots – $53,980
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5) Airline Pilots / Flight Engineers – $53,320

6) Material Moving Managers / Supervisors – $44,040

7) Material Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators – $43,080

8) Transportation Inspectors – $41,520

9) Dredge Operators – $38,190

10) Industrial Truck / Tractor Operators – $37,160

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    almost 6 years ago


    Previous employment as a Truck Driver, not only in civilian life, but with the US Army.

    Puerto Rico Police Officer (SWAT) metropolitan area, and when in conflict, throughout the Island as assigned by upper management.

    Department of Defense Federal Police Officer/Supervisor at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Guarding ships during refurbishing, active duty whiled docked at the pier for R/R.

    Supervised a total of fourteen (14) Federal Police Officers during an eight hour tour of duty or activate extended working hours in the event of expected conflicts.

    In addition in cases of shortness of man power request retention when needed. Based on the necessity of the situation at hand.

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    over 6 years ago


    industrial truck/tactor opertators

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