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

13-1081 Logisticians

Analyze and coordinate the ongoing logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources. Excludes “Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers” (11-3071) and “Project Management Specialists” (13-1082).


National estimates for Logisticians
Industry profile for Logisticians
Geographic profile for Logisticians

National estimates for Logisticians:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Logisticians:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
189,320 1.0 % $ 38.09 $ 79,230 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Logisticians:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 21.71 $ 28.72 $ 37.03 $ 47.44 $ 58.84
Annual Wage (2) $ 45,160 $ 59,740 $ 77,030 $ 98,680 $ 122,390


Industry profile for Logisticians:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Logisticians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 32,140 1.52 $ 44.32 $ 92,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises 20,700 0.81 $ 40.64 $ 84,530
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 14,390 0.93 $ 33.96 $ 70,650
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 7,520 1.60 $ 43.14 $ 89,720
Freight Transportation Arrangement 6,230 2.67 $ 28.02 $ 58,290

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Logisticians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Freight Transportation Arrangement 6,230 2.67 $ 28.02 $ 58,290
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 7,520 1.60 $ 43.14 $ 89,720
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 32,140 1.52 $ 44.32 $ 92,180
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 400 1.24 $ 41.46 $ 86,240
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 990 1.17 $ 33.48 $ 69,630

Top paying industries for Logisticians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 330 0.31 $ 61.55 $ 128,020
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 1,230 0.79 $ 54.83 $ 114,050
Educational Support Services 90 0.04 $ 53.13 $ 110,520
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 820 0.79 $ 51.95 $ 108,060
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 490 0.13 $ 50.58 $ 105,210


Geographic profile for Logisticians:

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



Map of employment of logisticians by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Logisticians:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 25,200 1.52 1.13 $ 42.72 $ 88,870
Texas 13,320 1.09 0.81 $ 36.86 $ 76,660
Illinois 11,460 2.04 1.52 $ 32.37 $ 67,320
Georgia 9,800 2.24 1.67 $ 34.75 $ 72,290
Florida 9,380 1.09 0.81 $ 33.32 $ 69,310


Map of location quotient of logisticians by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Logisticians:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 5,350 2.78 2.07 $ 41.26 $ 85,820
Virginia 8,840 2.35 1.75 $ 40.10 $ 83,400
Georgia 9,800 2.24 1.67 $ 34.75 $ 72,290
Maryland 5,600 2.20 1.64 $ 47.89 $ 99,600
Oklahoma 3,380 2.17 1.62 $ 38.39 $ 79,860


Map of annual mean wages of logisticians by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Logisticians:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,050 1.59 1.18 $ 53.08 $ 110,400
Maryland 5,600 2.20 1.64 $ 47.89 $ 99,600
Delaware 650 1.49 1.11 $ 46.44 $ 96,590
New Jersey 5,710 1.48 1.10 $ 44.60 $ 92,770
Washington 4,210 1.31 0.98 $ 43.94 $ 91,390



Map of employment of logisticians by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Logisticians:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,620 2.04 1.51 $ 31.04 $ 64,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,540 1.49 1.11 $ 40.82 $ 84,900
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,280 0.84 0.62 $ 44.38 $ 92,310
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,400 2.18 1.62 $ 46.86 $ 97,470
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 5,070 2.82 2.10 $ 42.18 $ 87,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,860 1.88 1.40 $ 34.18 $ 71,100
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,840 1.35 1.00 $ 36.00 $ 74,880
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,720 1.78 1.32 $ 40.08 $ 83,370
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,310 1.92 1.43 $ 45.39 $ 94,400
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,380 1.17 0.87 $ 38.63 $ 80,340


Map of location quotient of logisticians by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Logisticians:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California-Lexington Park, MD 1,220 26.41 19.65 $ 55.34 $ 115,100
Warner Robins, GA 1,560 21.06 15.67 $ 39.14 $ 81,420
Huntsville, AL 3,240 14.09 10.48 $ 46.69 $ 97,120
New Bern, NC 550 12.74 9.48 $ 38.19 $ 79,440
Midland, MI 290 8.49 6.32 $ 40.05 $ 83,310
Albany, GA 340 5.84 4.34 $ 39.40 $ 81,950
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,440 5.35 3.98 $ 39.26 $ 81,670
Fayetteville, NC 610 4.93 3.67 $ 39.41 $ 81,970
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 740 4.29 3.19 $ 41.36 $ 86,040
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 370 4.27 3.18 $ 41.63 $ 86,590