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Median Weekly Earnings of Full-Time Wage and Salary Workers in Transportation by Detailed Occupation

(2010 Standard Occupational Classification [SOC] basis) (current dollars)

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_03_26_062723.xlsx (26.04 KB)


The 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System was developed by the Federal Government in response to a growing need for a universal occupational classification system. The SOC is being adopted by all Federal agencies and consists of 840 detailed occupations, grouped into 461 broad occupations, 97 minor groups, and 23 major groups.

This table does not include part-time employees, while table 3-25 includes salaries of part-time employees.

Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. N indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).


KEY:  N = data do not exist.

a Earnings for all full-time workers, not just transportation related.


2000-16: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, table A-26, personal communications, Oct. 4, 2004, Nov. 20, 2005, Oct. 27, 2006, Dec. 20, 2007, Mar. 4, 2009, June 8, 2010, May 23, 2011, July 17, 2012, July 18, 2013, Feb. 9, 2015, Jan. 3, 2018.

2017-22: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, table 39, available at as of Jun. 23, 2023.