Logistician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Logisticians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,320
25th Percentile Wage
$50,700
50th Percentile Wage
$65,060
75th Percentile Wage
$84,690
90th Percentile Wage
$106,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for logisticians 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) logisticians is $106,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $41,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,060-1.21%-3.35%
201565,8500.06%-
201465,810-0.33%-
201366,030-1.83%-
201267,240--

Compare Logistician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 22 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 logistician occupations is the petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $75,920. The lowest paying industry is the furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $58,220). For detailed logistician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$75,920
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$75,350
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$74,980
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$69,870
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$67,540
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$67,430
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$67,000
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$66,090
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$65,380
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$64,270
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$63,790
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$63,590
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$63,080
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$62,940
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$62,930
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$62,420
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$61,130
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$60,900
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$60,900
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$59,970
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$58,850
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$58,220

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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