Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
113,270 1.1 % $46.94 $97,630 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $25.32 $32.76 $42.88 $56.39 $73.43
Annual Wage (2) $52,670 $68,140 $89,190 $117,300 $152,730


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 10,120 1.11 $43.89 $91,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,640 0.42 $57.18 $118,940
General Freight Trucking 8,070 0.81 $43.31 $90,080
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,860 0.34 $48.54 $100,960
Rail Transportation 5,260 2.38 $46.36 $96,420

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 5,260 2.38 $46.36 $96,420
Freight Transportation Arrangement 3,910 1.87 $49.15 $102,230
Warehousing and Storage 10,120 1.11 $43.89 $91,300
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 420 1.06 $58.52 $121,730
Support Activities for Water Transportation 960 1.04 $47.36 $98,510

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage (8) (8) $78.25 $162,770
Natural Gas Distribution 260 0.23 $66.78 $138,900
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 570 0.12 $65.65 $136,540
Depository Credit Intermediation 40 (7) $65.56 $136,370
Oil and Gas Extraction 240 0.13 $63.56 $132,200


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 16,300 1.02 1.27 $48.80 $101,510
Texas 9,390 0.80 0.99 $47.98 $99,800
Illinois 8,360 1.42 1.76 $44.01 $91,550
Ohio 5,320 1.00 1.24 $43.92 $91,350
New Jersey 4,550 1.15 1.43 $58.66 $122,010




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)
Nebraska 1,890 1.96 2.43 $43.78 $91,060
Alaska 550 1.70 2.11 $42.89 $89,210
Illinois 8,360 1.42 1.76 $44.01 $91,550
Tennessee 4,090 1.41 1.75 $38.68 $80,450
New Jersey 4,550 1.15 1.43 $58.66 $122,010




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 310 0.70 0.87 $64.01 $133,140
District of Columbia 410 0.58 0.72 $63.10 $131,260
New Jersey 4,550 1.15 1.43 $58.66 $122,010
Rhode Island 280 0.58 0.72 $58.50 $121,680
New York 3,340 0.37 0.46 $56.93 $118,410





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-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,080 1.20 1.49 $47.38 $98,540
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,670 0.56 0.69 $60.48 $125,800
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,970 1.16 1.44 $50.82 $105,710
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,470 0.84 1.04 $54.19 $112,710
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,200 0.91 1.12 $48.62 $101,120
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,050 1.51 1.87 $46.49 $96,710
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,870 0.97 1.20 $37.59 $78,190
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,500 0.79 0.98 $49.41 $102,770
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,460 0.59 0.73 $54.95 $114,300
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,450 0.91 1.13 $56.81 $118,160