MOTOR TRANSPORT OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$173,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
J. C. Penney
Highest Paying City
Lakewood, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a motor transport operator make?
The national average salary for a Motor Transport Operator in the U.S. is $80,946 annually or $38.92 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 136,000. The top 10 percent earn over $173,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $37,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Motor Transport Operators. Some of the states with the best Motor Transport Operator salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The typical tenure for a Motor Transport Operator is 4.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Motor Transport Operator Salary By Company

Motor Transport Operator jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Motor Transport Operators. Motor Transport Operators at J. C. Penney and IU Health report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Targa Resources and Graphic Packaging International report highly competitive salaries for Motor Transport Operators.

Average Motor Transport Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Motor Transport Operator in the USA is $80,946 annually or $38.92 hourly. Motor Transport Operators make the most in Lakewood, CO at about $174,974 per year. Not only that, Lakewood, CO also has an average entry-level salary of $112,000. Some of the states with the best Motor Transport Operator salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Vermont. New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Lakewood, CO
$174,974
2
Oklahoma City, OK
$157,486
3
Salt Lake City, UT
$156,578
4
Ames, IA
$155,112
5
Olathe, KS
$154,464

Average Motor Transport Operator Salary By Industry

Motor Transport Operator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Motor Transport Operators. Finance companies pay their Motor Transport Operators the highest wages, averaging $88,378 per year. Professional companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $87,129 and $85,680, respectively. The types of companies that pay Motor Transport Operators the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $78,292.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$88,378
2
Professional
$87,129
3
Hospitality
$85,680
4
Transportation
$81,886
5
Technology
$78,292

RECENTLY ADDED Motor Transport Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Adesa
Motor Transport Operator
10/31/2019
$31,305
State of South Dakota
Motor Transport Operator
10/30/2019
$49,295
Agriculture, Rural Development
Motor Transport Operator
10/30/2019
$99,172
Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command
Motor Transport Operator
10/29/2019
$57,510
New York State Civil Service
Motor Transport Operator
10/29/2019
$56,604
Motor Transport Operator
10/28/2019
$99,172
Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command
Motor Transport Operator
10/26/2019
$75,486
Motor Transport Operator
10/24/2019
$51,440
Motor Transport Operator
10/24/2019
$62,451
Defense Intelligence Agency
Motor Transport Operator
10/23/2019
$117,191
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