Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
102,610 1.0 % $43.86 $91,220 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.73 $30.81 $40.33 $52.86 $68.53
Annual Wage (2) $49,370 $64,080 $83,890 $109,960 $142,540


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 8,710 1.23 $40.13 $83,480
General Freight Trucking 7,730 0.82 $41.78 $86,910
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,410 0.35 $53.44 $111,160
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 7,090 0.35 $46.80 $97,340
Rail Transportation 4,740 2.12 $44.32 $92,190

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 4,740 2.12 $44.32 $92,190
Freight Transportation Arrangement 3,530 1.86 $47.49 $98,780
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 530 1.33 $55.76 $115,990
Warehousing and Storage 8,710 1.23 $40.13 $83,480
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 180 1.01 $34.29 $71,320

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) $70.39 $146,420
Automobile Dealers 50 (7) $70.09 $145,780
Oil and Gas Extraction 390 0.20 $67.92 $141,280
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 240 0.01 $65.10 $135,400
Household Appliance Manufacturing 70 0.12 $62.56 $130,120


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 12,070 0.82 1.06 $44.90 $93,390
Texas 9,660 0.89 1.14 $46.30 $96,310
Illinois 5,700 1.00 1.29 $41.31 $85,920
Ohio 5,130 1.00 1.29 $43.32 $90,100
New Jersey 4,580 1.20 1.55 $54.51 $113,390




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 530 1.65 2.13 $43.27 $90,000
Arkansas 1,800 1.56 2.02 $46.07 $95,820
Tennessee 3,700 1.37 1.77 $38.43 $79,930
New Jersey 4,580 1.20 1.55 $54.51 $113,390
Nebraska 1,090 1.18 1.52 $42.41 $88,210




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 0.64 0.82 $59.12 $122,970
New Jersey 4,580 1.20 1.55 $54.51 $113,390
Delaware 310 0.75 0.97 $54.28 $112,900
Connecticut 1,290 0.79 1.02 $51.90 $107,940
New York 3,280 0.38 0.49 $49.31 $102,570





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 3,810 0.96 1.24 $43.64 $90,780
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,670 0.99 1.28 $41.38 $86,060
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,910 1.05 1.36 $52.62 $109,450
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,680 0.51 0.66 $55.66 $115,770
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,660 1.15 1.49 $42.91 $89,250
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,910 0.89 1.15 $47.18 $98,140
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,840 1.27 1.64 $50.52 $105,090
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,760 0.98 1.27 $46.08 $95,840
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,600 0.90 1.16 $41.98 $87,320
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,500 0.63 0.82 $51.03 $106,140




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)
Dalton, GA 160 2.63 3.39 $36.22 $75,330
Fairbanks, AK 90 2.50 3.23 $40.78 $84,810
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,460 2.48 3.20 $40.53 $84,300
Reno-Sparks, NV 400 2.10 2.72 $38.16 $79,370
Columbus, IN 90 1.97 2.54 $43.67 $90,830
Anchorage, AK 310 1.75 2.26 $44.20 $91,930
Merced, CA 110 1.73 2.24 $39.92 $83,030
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 170 1.72 2.22 $31.02 $64,520
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 70 1.63 2.10 $29.16 $60,640
Springfield, OH 80 1.61 2.08 $30.98 $64,440