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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
132,040 0.9 % $49.67 $103,320 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.85 $34.64 $45.46 $59.84 $77.17
Annual Wage (2) $55,850 $72,050 $94,560 $124,460 $160,500


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 12,500 1.03 $46.63 $96,980
Truck Transportation 12,020 0.79 $44.18 $91,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,060 0.41 $64.13 $133,390
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,620 0.33 $49.75 $103,490
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,650 0.10 $52.64 $109,490

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Freight Transportation Arrangement 5,050 2.15 $45.37 $94,370
Rail Transportation 3,600 1.54 $51.01 $106,090
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 550 1.43 $50.99 $106,060
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 570 1.24 $60.15 $125,110
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,060 1.11 $55.05 $114,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Telecommunications 310 0.04 $71.81 $149,360
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 100 0.84 $71.19 $148,070
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 710 0.14 $70.11 $145,820
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 80 (7) $67.01 $139,380
Oil and Gas Extraction 190 0.13 $66.68 $138,690


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 19,430 1.12 1.24 $51.43 $106,980
Texas 13,030 1.05 1.17 $49.83 $103,650
Illinois 9,310 1.54 1.72 $48.83 $101,560
Florida 5,890 0.67 0.74 $44.15 $91,830
New Jersey 5,680 1.39 1.54 $60.05 $124,890




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 870 2.73 3.03 $45.96 $95,600
Illinois 9,310 1.54 1.72 $48.83 $101,560
Nebraska 1,450 1.47 1.64 $48.46 $100,800
New Jersey 5,680 1.39 1.54 $60.05 $124,890
Tennessee 3,550 1.18 1.31 $41.33 $85,970




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 550 0.76 0.85 $66.35 $138,000
Delaware 390 0.87 0.97 $63.72 $132,540
New Jersey 5,680 1.39 1.54 $60.05 $124,890
New York 4,510 0.47 0.53 $58.03 $120,700
Rhode Island 260 0.54 0.60 $57.97 $120,580





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-Anaheim, CA 7,650 1.23 1.36 $49.70 $103,370
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,310 0.76 0.84 $59.96 $124,710
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,250 1.55 1.72 $50.21 $104,440
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,380 1.20 1.33 $51.26 $106,610
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,650 1.19 1.33 $55.57 $115,580
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,080 1.12 1.25 $57.12 $118,800
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,870 1.16 1.29 $59.57 $123,910
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,670 0.96 1.06 $53.64 $111,560
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,380 0.83 0.92 $58.15 $120,950
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,210 1.44 1.60 $45.02 $93,630