Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
118,680 1.1 % $48.43 $100,740 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.10 $33.84 $44.45 $58.21 $75.34
Annual Wage (2) $54,300 $70,380 $92,460 $121,080 $156,710


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 11,250 0.78 $43.23 $89,920
Management of Companies and Enterprises 10,760 0.46 $59.72 $124,210
Warehousing and Storage 10,180 1.01 $45.57 $94,780
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,880 0.34 $49.04 $102,000
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 5,280 0.10 $50.86 $105,790

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 4,120 1.94 $48.42 $100,720
Rail Transportation 4,200 1.78 $49.32 $102,590
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 450 1.24 $60.41 $125,660
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,090 1.20 $47.81 $99,430
Warehousing and Storage 10,180 1.01 $45.57 $94,780

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities (8) (8) $76.56 $159,240
Natural Gas Distribution 280 0.25 $68.69 $142,870
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 600 0.13 $66.95 $139,260
Oil and Gas Extraction 180 0.14 $65.12 $135,460
Scientific Research and Development Services 560 0.09 $63.82 $132,740


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 17,360 1.04 1.25 $50.20 $104,430
Texas 10,230 0.86 1.03 $50.17 $104,350
Illinois 9,330 1.57 1.89 $44.33 $92,220
Ohio 5,350 1.00 1.20 $45.93 $95,530
New Jersey 5,110 1.27 1.53 $58.79 $122,280




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 620 1.96 2.35 $44.58 $92,720
Nebraska 1,740 1.80 2.16 $46.79 $97,310
Illinois 9,330 1.57 1.89 $44.33 $92,220
Tennessee 4,050 1.39 1.67 $41.09 $85,460
New Jersey 5,110 1.27 1.53 $58.79 $122,280




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 410 0.58 0.70 $65.14 $135,490
Delaware 380 0.86 1.04 $61.62 $128,170
Rhode Island 260 0.55 0.66 $59.24 $123,210
New Jersey 5,110 1.27 1.53 $58.79 $122,280
Colorado 1,210 0.47 0.57 $56.00 $116,470



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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 5,430 1.22 1.47 $47.25 $98,270
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,310 0.64 0.77 $57.70 $120,010
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,050 1.16 1.40 $53.70 $111,690
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,660 0.91 1.09 $57.97 $120,570
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,370 0.95 1.14 $51.41 $106,930
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,330 1.62 1.95 $46.32 $96,340
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,080 1.05 1.26 $38.96 $81,040
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,500 0.78 0.93 $52.56 $109,320
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,500 0.91 1.09 $60.32 $125,460
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,480 1.27 1.53 $60.71 $126,270


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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Decatur, IL 170 3.45 4.14 $42.77 $88,950
Peoria, IL 430 2.51 3.01 $63.29 $131,650
Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division 880 2.17 2.60 $51.53 $107,180
Anchorage, AK 370 2.13 2.55 $45.83 $95,330
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 480 2.01 2.42 $76.84 $159,830
Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division 120 1.98 2.38 $47.42 $98,640
Chattanooga, TN-GA 470 1.95 2.34 $45.13 $93,880
Champaign-Urbana, IL 190 1.89 2.27 $37.87 $78,760
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,160 1.87 2.25 $43.63 $90,760
Reno, NV 390 1.73 2.08 $41.51 $86,330


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