Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
98,600 1.0 % $42.75 $88,920 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.10 $30.09 $39.34 $51.70 $66.66
Annual Wage (2) $48,050 $62,590 $81,830 $107,540 $138,640


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage 8,230 1.21 $38.72 $80,530
General Freight Trucking 7,450 0.81 $40.32 $83,870
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 7,120 0.35 $47.17 $98,110
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,780 0.34 $50.89 $105,860
Local Government (OES Designation) 4,370 0.08 $42.86 $89,150

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 4,280 1.91 $42.62 $88,660
Freight Transportation Arrangement 3,280 1.80 $44.25 $92,040
Warehousing and Storage 8,230 1.21 $38.72 $80,530
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 390 0.98 $53.08 $110,410
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 160 0.90 $34.88 $72,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil (8) (8) $71.76 $149,260
Automobile Dealers 40 (7) $70.05 $145,710
Oil and Gas Extraction 370 0.20 $68.56 $142,600
Household Appliance Manufacturing 60 0.11 $59.74 $124,260
Support Activities for Mining 170 0.04 $57.94 $120,520


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,590 0.81 1.07 $43.94 $91,400
Texas 9,170 0.87 1.15 $45.04 $93,680
Illinois 5,210 0.92 1.22 $39.79 $82,770
Ohio 5,030 0.99 1.31 $42.41 $88,210
New Jersey 4,820 1.27 1.68 $51.49 $107,110




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 490 1.54 2.04 $43.12 $89,690
Arkansas 1,580 1.37 1.81 $46.67 $97,080
New Jersey 4,820 1.27 1.68 $51.49 $107,110
Tennessee 3,220 1.21 1.60 $35.68 $74,210
Maine 640 1.10 1.46 $34.17 $71,080




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 420 0.65 0.85 $59.82 $124,420
Delaware 310 0.76 1.00 $53.01 $110,250
New Jersey 4,820 1.27 1.68 $51.49 $107,110
New York 3,160 0.37 0.49 $48.49 $100,850
Connecticut 1,370 0.85 1.12 $47.59 $98,980





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,640 0.94 1.24 $42.17 $87,720
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,300 0.91 1.20 $40.29 $83,810
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,750 1.04 1.38 $51.94 $108,040
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,690 1.19 1.57 $40.92 $85,110
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,650 0.51 0.68 $54.07 $112,460
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,940 1.37 1.81 $49.98 $103,970
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,820 0.87 1.15 $44.89 $93,380
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,750 1.00 1.32 $43.89 $91,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,580 0.67 0.89 $51.06 $106,210
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,530 0.89 1.17 $41.57 $86,470




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,290 2.18 2.88 $41.02 $85,330
Lewiston, ID-WA 50 2.09 2.76 $37.99 $79,030
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 80 2.01 2.66 $28.75 $59,800
Reno-Sparks, NV 370 1.96 2.59 $37.76 $78,540
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 240 1.86 2.46 $47.47 $98,730
Fairbanks, AK 70 1.85 2.45 $44.29 $92,120
Anchorage, AK 300 1.72 2.27 $43.98 $91,480
Bismarck, ND 110 1.69 2.24 $39.37 $81,890
Laredo, TX 150 1.66 2.19 $35.98 $74,840
Stockton, CA 310 1.60 2.12 $40.52 $84,290