Logistician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of logisticians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare logistician salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Logisticians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,710
25th Percentile Wage
$57,690
50th Percentile Wage
$74,580
75th Percentile Wage
$95,610
90th Percentile Wage
$118,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for logisticians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) logisticians is $118,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $44,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of logisticians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,580
0.94% 3.54%
2016
$73,880
-0.46% -
2015
$74,220
0.43% -
2014
$73,900
0.95% -
2013
$73,200
1.72% -
2012
$71,940
- -

Compare Logistician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 104 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for logistician occupations is the tobacco manufacturing industry with an annual salary $92,200. The lowest paying industry is the apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing industry (annual salary $47,990). For detailed logistician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Tobacco Manufacturing
$92,200
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$86,860
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$81,060
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$80,390
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$80,140
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$79,990
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$79,850
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$79,570
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$79,030
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$78,810
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$78,630
Ship and Boat Building
$78,280
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$77,980
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$77,980
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$76,930
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$75,900
Chemical Manufacturing
$75,750
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$75,370
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$75,370
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$74,950
Chemical Manufacturing
$74,300
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$74,260
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$73,270
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$72,630
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$72,560
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$72,460
Apparel Manufacturing
$72,080
Chemical Manufacturing
$72,030
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$71,720
Paper Manufacturing
$71,380
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$71,300
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$70,830
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$70,780
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$70,480
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$70,380
Machinery Manufacturing
$70,120
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$70,100
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$69,790
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$69,720
Machinery Manufacturing
$69,680
Footwear Manufacturing
$69,620
Other Food Manufacturing
$69,490
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$69,400
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$69,370
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$69,350
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$69,290
Machine Shops
$69,210
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$69,090
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$68,930
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$68,770
Beverage Manufacturing
$68,620
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$68,350
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$68,320
Hardware Manufacturing
$68,210
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$68,190
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$68,060
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$67,830
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$67,660
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$67,600
Textile Mills
$67,580
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$67,270
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$67,170
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$67,090
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$67,020
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$66,640
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$66,200
Foundries
$66,180
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$65,890
Printing and Related Support Activities
$65,840
Printing and Related Support Activities
$65,840
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$65,250
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$65,060
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$65,030
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$64,960
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$64,710
Wood Product Manufacturing
$64,400
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$64,190
Food Manufacturing
$64,180
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,250
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$63,180
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$62,690
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$62,580
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$62,370
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$61,640
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$61,560
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$61,480
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$61,410
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$61,230
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$61,160
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$60,890
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$60,160
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$60,130
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$59,980
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$59,880
Animal Food Manufacturing
$59,650
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$59,590
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$59,520
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$59,010
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$58,810
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$58,740
Forging and Stamping
$57,970
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$57,960
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$48,800
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$47,990

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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