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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
144,640 1.1 % $ 50.76 $ 105,580 0.6 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 28.16 $ 36.20 $ 47.22 $ 60.87 $ 78.26
Annual Wage (2) $ 58,570 $ 75,290 $ 98,230 $ 126,600 $ 162,770


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 16,620 1.00 $ 47.61 $ 99,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises 11,530 0.45 $ 67.20 $ 139,770
Truck Transportation 10,450 0.70 $ 44.98 $ 93,550
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 6,690 0.32 $ 53.20 $ 110,650
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,730 0.11 $ 51.76 $ 107,650

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 1,510 4.67 $ 64.23 $ 133,600
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 4,260 2.40 $ 26.55 $ 55,230
Freight Transportation Arrangement 4,010 1.72 $ 48.72 $ 101,330
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,440 1.61 $ 54.34 $ 113,030
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 560 1.16 $ 66.83 $ 139,010

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 480 0.31 $ 92.81 $ 193,050
Scientific Research and Development Services 1,120 0.14 $ 81.21 $ 168,920
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 70 0.61 $ 74.94 $ 155,880
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 520 0.15 $ 74.12 $ 154,180
Oil and Gas Extraction 130 0.12 $ 72.92 $ 151,670


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.



Map of employment of transportation, storage, and distribution managers by state, May 2021


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 23,420 1.42 1.38 $ 53.07 $ 110,390
Texas 13,180 1.08 1.05 $ 51.74 $ 107,620
Illinois 9,000 1.60 1.56 $ 52.17 $ 108,510
Florida 8,380 0.97 0.95 $ 49.75 $ 103,480
Ohio 6,190 1.19 1.16 $ 48.43 $ 100,740


Map of location quotient of transportation, storage, and distribution managers by state, May 2021


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 910 3.07 2.99 $ 49.62 $ 103,220
Illinois 9,000 1.60 1.56 $ 52.17 $ 108,510
Tennessee 4,590 1.54 1.50 $ 45.19 $ 93,990
California 23,420 1.42 1.38 $ 53.07 $ 110,390
Michigan 5,730 1.41 1.38 $ 46.05 $ 95,790


Map of annual mean wages of transportation, storage, and distribution managers by state, May 2021


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 580 0.87 0.85 $ 67.67 $ 140,760
New Jersey 5,420 1.41 1.37 $ 64.89 $ 134,960
Delaware 380 0.88 0.86 $ 63.12 $ 131,280
Connecticut 1,510 0.96 0.94 $ 60.74 $ 126,330
New York 4,860 0.56 0.55 $ 58.02 $ 120,670



Map of employment of transportation, storage, and distribution managers by area, May 2021


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 8,920 1.56 1.52 $ 51.94 $ 108,030
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,020 0.81 0.79 $ 64.07 $ 133,260
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,630 1.57 1.52 $ 53.75 $ 111,800
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,610 1.29 1.25 $ 53.72 $ 111,740
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,580 1.38 1.35 $ 53.30 $ 110,860
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,540 1.22 1.19 $ 54.16 $ 112,650
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 3,260 1.46 1.42 $ 61.06 $ 127,000
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,160 1.29 1.26 $ 53.57 $ 111,420
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,070 2.00 1.95 $ 45.57 $ 94,780
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,850 1.58 1.54 $ 48.07 $ 99,980


Map of location quotient of transportation, storage, and distribution managers by area, May 2021


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)
Laredo, TX 340 3.52 3.43 $ 38.42 $ 79,920
Anchorage, AK 520 3.20 3.12 $ 48.83 $ 101,560
Fairbanks, AK 90 2.69 2.62 $ 49.43 $ 102,810
Stockton-Lodi, CA 680 2.66 2.59 $ 47.65 $ 99,100
Midland, MI 90 2.54 2.48 $ 68.06 $ 141,560
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,460 2.42 2.36 $ 46.44 $ 96,600
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 200 2.38 2.32 $ 46.51 $ 96,740
Peoria, IL 360 2.29 2.23 $ 58.14 $ 120,930
Albany, OR 90 2.11 2.05 $ 40.64 $ 84,520
Hinesville, GA 40 2.10 2.04 $ 40.09 $ 83,390