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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Industry profile for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Geographic profile for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

National estimates for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
132,210 1.0 % $ 50.53 $ 105,100 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 27.39 $ 35.43 $ 46.34 $ 60.85 $ 78.91
Annual Wage (2) $ 56,970 $ 73,700 $ 96,390 $ 126,560 $ 164,140


Industry profile for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage 13,730 0.97 $ 46.98 $ 97,720
Truck Transportation 11,140 0.76 $ 47.15 $ 98,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises 8,730 0.36 $ 63.78 $ 132,660
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 6,880 0.33 $ 51.69 $ 107,510
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,430 0.10 $ 53.51 $ 111,300

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 870 2.37 $ 59.44 $ 123,630
Freight Transportation Arrangement 4,920 2.11 $ 46.41 $ 96,540
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 650 1.43 $ 57.80 $ 120,220
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 2,780 1.43 $ 39.12 $ 81,380
Rail Transportation 2,500 1.17 $ 49.29 $ 102,520

Top paying industries for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing (8) (8) $ 85.95 $ 178,780
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 50 0.01 $ 72.74 $ 151,310
Telecommunications 320 0.05 $ 72.23 $ 150,240
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 40 (7) $ 70.16 $ 145,930
Scientific Research and Development Services 1,300 0.17 $ 68.97 $ 143,460


Geographic profile for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

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





States with the highest employment level in Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 19,080 1.16 1.22 $ 53.64 $ 111,560
Texas 12,980 1.07 1.13 $ 49.82 $ 103,620
Illinois 8,620 1.53 1.61 $ 51.32 $ 106,740
Florida 7,110 0.84 0.89 $ 46.78 $ 97,310
Ohio 5,750 1.12 1.18 $ 47.24 $ 98,260




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 900 3.05 3.21 $ 46.95 $ 97,660
Illinois 8,620 1.53 1.61 $ 51.32 $ 106,740
New Jersey 5,720 1.51 1.59 $ 63.24 $ 131,540
Tennessee 3,850 1.33 1.40 $ 43.05 $ 89,540
California 19,080 1.16 1.22 $ 53.64 $ 111,560




Top paying states for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 490 0.71 0.75 $ 68.99 $ 143,510
Delaware 310 0.73 0.77 $ 66.09 $ 137,460
New Jersey 5,720 1.51 1.59 $ 63.24 $ 131,540
New York 4,010 0.46 0.49 $ 58.52 $ 121,720
Rhode Island 270 0.61 0.64 $ 58.32 $ 121,310





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 6,950 1.19 1.26 $ 52.36 $ 108,900
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,840 0.77 0.82 $ 63.39 $ 131,860
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,810 1.56 1.64 $ 52.22 $ 108,620
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,620 1.29 1.35 $ 50.17 $ 104,360
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,660 1.23 1.30 $ 54.21 $ 112,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,230 1.23 1.29 $ 55.45 $ 115,330
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,830 1.13 1.19 $ 50.02 $ 104,030
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,780 1.19 1.26 $ 59.54 $ 123,830
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,550 0.94 0.99 $ 58.40 $ 121,480
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,460 0.95 1.00 $ 54.09 $ 112,500




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Anchorage, AK 530 3.20 3.36 $ 48.01 $ 99,860
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 150 2.61 2.75 $ 43.33 $ 90,130
Hinesville, GA 50 2.58 2.72 $ 42.36 $ 88,120
Laredo, TX 250 2.53 2.66 $ 42.02 $ 87,400
Fairbanks, AK 70 2.41 2.54 $ 46.23 $ 96,170
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 190 2.31 2.43 $ 41.96 $ 87,280
Peoria, IL 360 2.25 2.36 $ 64.98 $ 135,160
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 170 2.11 2.22 $ 54.22 $ 112,780
Stockton-Lodi, CA 500 2.01 2.12 $ 57.93 $ 120,490
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,200 1.98 2.08 $ 45.25 $ 94,110