Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
124,810 1.0 % $49.45 $102,850 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.95 $34.78 $45.54 $59.40 $76.14
Annual Wage (2) $56,050 $72,340 $94,730 $123,550 $158,370


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)
Truck Transportation 12,280 0.83 $43.90 $91,320
Warehousing and Storage 11,380 0.99 $46.35 $96,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,160 0.43 $62.84 $130,700
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,700 0.33 $49.85 $103,680
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,340 0.10 $51.33 $106,770

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 4,550 2.05 $48.13 $100,100
Rail Transportation 4,450 1.91 $50.37 $104,770
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,030 1.11 $52.45 $109,090
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 420 1.09 $59.98 $124,750
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 120 1.08 $56.87 $118,300

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 630 0.13 $69.14 $143,810
Natural Gas Distribution 320 0.29 $69.14 $143,810
Oil and Gas Extraction 180 0.13 $66.42 $138,150
Other Pipeline Transportation 40 0.45 $66.07 $137,430
Scientific Research and Development Services 610 0.09 $64.72 $134,620


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 18,990 1.12 1.29 $51.71 $107,550
Texas 11,390 0.94 1.09 $50.63 $105,320
Illinois 9,350 1.56 1.81 $47.21 $98,210
New Jersey 5,530 1.37 1.58 $59.68 $124,130
Ohio 5,290 0.98 1.13 $47.87 $99,570




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 800 2.55 2.96 $45.75 $95,160
Nebraska 1,920 1.96 2.27 $47.24 $98,250
Illinois 9,350 1.56 1.81 $47.21 $98,210
New Jersey 5,530 1.37 1.58 $59.68 $124,130
Tennessee 3,890 1.32 1.53 $41.23 $85,760




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 510 0.71 0.83 $67.81 $141,040
Delaware 370 0.82 0.95 $63.62 $132,320
Rhode Island 240 0.50 0.58 $61.17 $127,240
New Jersey 5,530 1.37 1.58 $59.68 $124,130
New York 3,880 0.41 0.48 $57.86 $120,350





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 7,470 1.22 1.42 $50.83 $105,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,290 1.57 1.82 $48.53 $100,940
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,820 0.72 0.83 $60.19 $125,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,820 1.07 1.24 $50.42 $104,880
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,020 1.01 1.18 $58.32 $121,310
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,930 1.21 1.41 $59.37 $123,500
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,670 1.00 1.16 $54.77 $113,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,610 0.95 1.10 $54.59 $113,540
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,310 1.55 1.80 $47.20 $98,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,140 1.04 1.21 $41.86 $87,070