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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
0.94% 3.54%
-0.46% -
0.43% -
0.95% -
1.72% -
- -

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
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Footwear Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Animal Food Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing

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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