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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

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)
228,470 0.9 % $ 40.69 $ 84,640 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Logisticians:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 23.07 $ 29.54 $ 38.17 $ 48.99 $ 61.80
Annual Wage (2) $ 47,990 $ 61,440 $ 79,400 $ 101,890 $ 128,550


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, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 33,010 1.54 $ 47.82 $ 99,460
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23,710 0.86 $ 43.42 $ 90,310
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 14,390 0.78 $ 35.96 $ 74,800
Freight Transportation Arrangement 8,720 3.24 $ 28.53 $ 59,350
Truck Transportation 8,230 0.52 $ 29.32 $ 60,990

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 8,720 3.24 $ 28.53 $ 59,350
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding State and Local Government Schools and Hospitals and the U.S. Postal Service (OEWS Designation) 33,010 1.54 $ 47.82 $ 99,460
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 7,170 1.41 $ 46.47 $ 96,650
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 1,080 1.17 $ 41.54 $ 86,410
Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 3253, and 3259 only) 3,950 1.08 $ 39.61 $ 82,390

Top paying industries for Logisticians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 140 0.01 $ 56.12 $ 116,730
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 970 0.60 $ 55.75 $ 115,970
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 2,580 0.90 $ 54.66 $ 113,690
Oil and Gas Extraction 330 0.31 $ 52.81 $ 109,850
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 840 0.77 $ 52.37 $ 108,920


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 2023


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 29,940 1.67 1.11 $ 45.34 $ 94,310
Texas 21,460 1.58 1.05 $ 37.48 $ 77,950
Michigan 11,560 2.66 1.77 $ 39.84 $ 82,870
Florida 11,520 1.20 0.80 $ 37.48 $ 77,960
Pennsylvania 10,580 1.78 1.18 $ 38.38 $ 79,830


Map of location quotient of logisticians by state, May 2023


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 5,650 2.75 1.83 $ 44.70 $ 92,980
Maryland 7,270 2.72 1.80 $ 47.87 $ 99,570
Michigan 11,560 2.66 1.77 $ 39.84 $ 82,870
Oklahoma 4,130 2.48 1.65 $ 39.70 $ 82,580
Virginia 9,280 2.33 1.55 $ 45.25 $ 94,120


Map of annual mean wages of logisticians by state, May 2023


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 1,250 1.77 1.18 $ 54.03 $ 112,370
Delaware 660 1.41 0.94 $ 48.69 $ 101,260
Maryland 7,270 2.72 1.80 $ 47.87 $ 99,570
Hawaii 490 0.79 0.52 $ 46.91 $ 97,560
Washington 4,380 1.25 0.83 $ 46.88 $ 97,510



Map of employment of logisticians by area, May 2023


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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 10,150 1.64 1.09 $ 42.97 $ 89,380
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,730 0.92 0.61 $ 48.42 $ 100,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,780 1.73 1.15 $ 34.96 $ 72,720
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,020 1.77 1.18 $ 37.83 $ 78,680
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 6,730 3.54 2.35 $ 42.61 $ 88,630
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,600 2.13 1.42 $ 50.76 $ 105,570
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,030 1.90 1.26 $ 38.02 $ 79,080
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,050 2.08 1.39 $ 51.24 $ 106,590
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,950 1.76 1.17 $ 37.34 $ 77,660
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,860 1.72 1.14 $ 42.27 $ 87,920


Map of location quotient of logisticians by area, May 2023


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 1,270 26.81 17.82 $ 57.70 $ 120,020
Warner Robins, GA 1,610 21.01 13.96 $ 42.22 $ 87,810
New Bern, NC 630 13.95 9.27 $ 41.84 $ 87,030
Huntsville, AL 2,940 11.72 7.79 $ 50.80 $ 105,660
Midland, MI 360 9.98 6.63 $ 43.33 $ 90,130
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,660 5.75 3.82 $ 43.29 $ 90,050
Albany, GA 310 5.25 3.49 $ 43.06 $ 89,570
Fayetteville, NC 600 4.59 3.05 $ 43.12 $ 89,690
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 410 4.38 2.91 $ 45.38 $ 94,390
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 750 4.22 2.80 $ 45.66 $ 94,970


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