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
$45,480
25th Percentile Wage
$57,650
50th Percentile Wage
$73,880
75th Percentile Wage
$94,180
90th Percentile Wage
$115,410

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 $115,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $45,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of logisticians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,880-0.46%2.63%
201574,2200.43%-
201473,9000.95%-
201373,2001.72%-
201271,940--

Compare Logistician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 82 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $83,590. The lowest paying industry is the forging and stamping industry (annual salary $57,970). For detailed logistician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,590
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$79,880
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$79,040
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$78,400
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$78,370
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$78,310
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$76,800
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$76,800
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$76,600
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$76,540
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$75,710
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$75,370
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$75,370
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$74,240
Chemical Manufacturing
$73,260
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$72,930
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$72,630
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$72,460
Ship and Boat Building
$71,880
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$71,720
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$71,300
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$70,830
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$70,480
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$70,310
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$70,100
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$69,960
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$69,790
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$69,560
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$69,350
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$69,170
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$69,170
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$68,980
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$68,780
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$68,700
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$68,620
Machinery Manufacturing
$68,560
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$68,350
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$68,100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$68,060
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$67,960
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$67,660
Beverage Manufacturing
$67,580
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$67,530
Other Food Manufacturing
$67,400
Paper Manufacturing
$67,020
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$66,780
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$66,020
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$65,990
Foundries
$65,370
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$65,060
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$64,780
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$64,600
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$64,190
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$63,440
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$63,350
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$63,180
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$63,090
Printing and Related Support Activities
$62,880
Printing and Related Support Activities
$62,880
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$62,680
Food Manufacturing
$62,620
Wood Product Manufacturing
$62,530
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$62,350
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$62,280
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$62,210
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$62,080
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$61,940
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$61,790
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$61,690
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$61,230
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$61,060
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$60,860
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$60,820
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$60,040
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$59,980
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$59,880
Apparel Manufacturing
$59,690
Animal Food Manufacturing
$59,060
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$59,010
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$58,810
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$57,980
Forging and Stamping
$57,970

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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