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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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)
184,230 1.0 % $ 38.38 $ 79,830 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Logisticians:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 21.25 $ 27.79 $ 36.67 $ 47.31 $ 58.93
Annual Wage (2) $ 44,190 $ 57,810 $ 76,270 $ 98,400 $ 122,580


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) 30,930 1.49 $ 43.88 $ 91,260
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17,440 0.72 $ 39.23 $ 81,590
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 14,480 0.95 $ 35.21 $ 73,240
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,450 1.80 $ 41.78 $ 86,890
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 6,540 0.30 $ 38.41 $ 79,900

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 5,210 2.23 $ 32.21 $ 67,000
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 9,450 1.80 $ 41.78 $ 86,890
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 30,930 1.49 $ 43.88 $ 91,260
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 1,760 1.09 $ 51.43 $ 106,970
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 14,480 0.95 $ 35.21 $ 73,240

Top paying industries for Logisticians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Inland Water Transportation 60 0.23 $ 58.00 $ 120,650
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 1,760 1.09 $ 51.43 $ 106,970
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 90 0.01 $ 48.84 $ 101,590
Clothing Stores (8) (8) $ 46.41 $ 96,540
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 570 0.52 $ 46.25 $ 96,190


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.





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 24,420 1.49 1.12 $ 43.12 $ 89,690
Texas 15,170 1.25 0.95 $ 38.89 $ 80,890
Illinois 10,300 1.83 1.38 $ 31.78 $ 66,090
Georgia 8,170 1.90 1.43 $ 32.90 $ 68,440
Pennsylvania 7,950 1.44 1.09 $ 38.30 $ 79,660




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 4,400 2.31 1.74 $ 41.87 $ 87,080
Maryland 5,680 2.25 1.70 $ 46.09 $ 95,870
Oklahoma 3,270 2.09 1.58 $ 36.72 $ 76,370
New Jersey 7,780 2.06 1.55 $ 43.37 $ 90,210
Virginia 7,570 2.04 1.54 $ 43.82 $ 91,150




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 1,130 1.64 1.24 $ 47.06 $ 97,890
Maryland 5,680 2.25 1.70 $ 46.09 $ 95,870
Alaska 400 1.36 1.03 $ 45.97 $ 95,620
Delaware 640 1.51 1.14 $ 45.04 $ 93,680
Virginia 7,570 2.04 1.54 $ 43.82 $ 91,150





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,920 1.01 0.76 $ 42.51 $ 88,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,370 1.44 1.09 $ 42.47 $ 88,340
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 7,930 1.82 1.37 $ 29.81 $ 62,000
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,940 1.97 1.48 $ 47.91 $ 99,660
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5,260 2.69 2.03 $ 44.19 $ 91,920
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,120 1.43 1.08 $ 36.85 $ 76,650
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,090 1.89 1.42 $ 40.89 $ 85,050
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 4,950 2.78 2.10 $ 42.53 $ 88,470
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,330 1.64 1.24 $ 30.54 $ 63,520
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,200 1.42 1.07 $ 44.46 $ 92,480




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 1,260 27.83 21.01 $ 53.87 $ 112,040
Warner Robins, GA 1,480 20.32 15.34 $ 39.64 $ 82,440
Huntsville, AL 2,750 11.92 9.00 $ 47.59 $ 98,990
New Bern, NC 490 11.74 8.87 $ 38.04 $ 79,130
Albany, GA 330 5.69 4.29 $ 39.42 $ 81,990
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,460 5.60 4.23 $ 38.44 $ 79,950
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 1,220 4.93 3.72 $ 35.44 $ 73,710
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1,200 4.03 3.04 $ 43.35 $ 90,170
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 340 3.93 2.97 $ 41.16 $ 85,610
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 650 3.82 2.88 $ 42.94 $ 89,310