Logistician Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of logisticians in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare logistician salaries in different industries within the retail trade 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 retail 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 $150,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $34,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
19.80% 25.55%
0.08% -
0.82% -
1.30% -
5.09% -
- -

Compare Logistician Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 22 industries in the retail 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 general merchandise stores industry with an annual salary $132,840. The lowest paying industry is the grocery stores industry (annual salary $48,340). For detailed logistician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Merchandise Stores
Clothing Stores
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
Furniture Stores
Nonstore Retailers
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Direct Selling Establishments
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Automobile Dealers
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Department Stores
Food and Beverage Stores
Grocery Stores

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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