This job category covers a variety of roles, including the jet pilot flying hundreds of people across the ocean and the shipping manager ensuring the right packages leave a warehouse every day. While often found in the transportation and warehousing industries, these workers may be employed in other industries like mining (e.g. mine shuttle car operator) or building management (e.g. parking lot attendants).
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.