Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
109,210 1.1 % $45.74 $95,130 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.44 $31.76 $41.65 $55.02 $72.00
Annual Wage (2) $50,840 $66,060 $86,630 $114,440 $149,770


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 9,560 1.18 $42.45 $88,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,930 0.40 $54.81 $114,000
General Freight Trucking 7,930 0.80 $43.38 $90,220
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,820 0.34 $48.28 $100,420
Rail Transportation 4,770 2.22 $46.69 $97,110

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 4,770 2.22 $46.69 $97,110
Freight Transportation Arrangement 3,780 1.88 $48.42 $100,720
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 480 1.21 $57.67 $119,960
Warehousing and Storage 9,560 1.18 $42.45 $88,290
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 170 1.05 $35.98 $74,850

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage (8) (8) $79.04 $164,400
Automobile Dealers 60 (7) $65.67 $136,600
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $65.54 $136,320
Depository Credit Intermediation 40 (7) $64.60 $134,380
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 50 0.02 $64.54 $134,240


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 14,590 0.94 1.19 $46.96 $97,680
Texas 9,270 0.80 1.01 $46.77 $97,280
Illinois 7,550 1.29 1.63 $42.96 $89,350
Ohio 5,110 0.97 1.22 $43.05 $89,540
New Jersey 4,500 1.15 1.46 $59.48 $123,710



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 560 1.71 2.16 $44.03 $91,570
Nebraska 1,470 1.54 1.95 $44.33 $92,210
Tennessee 3,920 1.39 1.76 $39.08 $81,290
Illinois 7,550 1.29 1.63 $42.96 $89,350
Arkansas 1,440 1.23 1.55 $47.86 $99,550



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 330 0.76 0.96 $64.02 $133,160
New Jersey 4,500 1.15 1.46 $59.48 $123,710
District of Columbia 410 0.61 0.77 $59.30 $123,350
New York 3,410 0.38 0.48 $54.81 $114,010
Colorado 1,350 0.55 0.70 $53.25 $110,760




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 4,480 1.09 1.38 $46.21 $96,110
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,720 0.57 0.73 $59.47 $123,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,890 1.16 1.47 $47.29 $98,350
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,570 0.88 1.11 $51.74 $107,610
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,080 0.89 1.13 $49.33 $102,610
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,760 1.34 1.69 $42.23 $87,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,720 0.91 1.16 $39.48 $82,110
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,620 1.06 1.33 $51.15 $106,380
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,620 0.86 1.09 $48.37 $100,620
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,490 1.29 1.63 $65.26 $135,730