Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of transportation, storage, and distribution managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare transportation, storage, and distribution manager salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,910
25th Percentile Wage
$62,050
50th Percentile Wage
$80,510
75th Percentile Wage
$107,990
90th Percentile Wage
$144,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation, storage, and distribution managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) transportation, storage, and distribution managers is $144,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid transportation, storage, and distribution managers is $49,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of transportation, storage, and distribution managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,5103.96%6.37%
201577,3200.76%-
201476,7301.42%-
201375,6400.34%-
201275,380--

Compare Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of transportation, storage, and distribution managers in 23 industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for transportation, storage, and distribution manager occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $90,680. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $74,530). For detailed transportation, storage, and distribution manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$90,680
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$90,680
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$90,010
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$86,590
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$83,770
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$83,720
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$83,350
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$82,100
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$81,580
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$79,760
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$79,420
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$79,100
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$78,960
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$78,090
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$78,030
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$77,660
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$77,190
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$77,180
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$76,930
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$76,800
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$76,240
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$75,420
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$74,530

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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