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 $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

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

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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