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
$40,990
25th Percentile Wage
$51,160
50th Percentile Wage
$65,460
75th Percentile Wage
$85,130
90th Percentile Wage
$107,740

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 $107,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $40,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of logisticians in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,460
0.61% -2.72%
2016
$65,060
-1.21% -
2015
$65,850
0.06% -
2014
$65,810
-0.33% -
2013
$66,030
-1.83% -
2012
$67,240
- -

Compare Logistician Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 27 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 farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $57,510). 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
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$74,980
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$74,750
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$68,120
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$67,320
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$67,000
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$65,970
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$65,380
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$64,430
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$64,270
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$64,220
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$64,120
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$64,120
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$63,790
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$63,590
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$63,360
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$63,240
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$63,090
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$63,080
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$62,930
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$62,420
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$62,050
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$61,130
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$61,000
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$58,850
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$58,220
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$57,510

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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