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Logistician Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of logisticians in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare logistician salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing 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 transportation and warehousing. 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 $101,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $40,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Logistician Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 23 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $83,100. The lowest paying industry is the other support activities for transportation industry (annual salary $52,530). For detailed logistician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
Rail Transportation
Rail Transportation
Postal Service (federal government)
Postal Service (federal government)
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
Scheduled Air Transportation
Support Activities for Air Transportation
Air Transportation
Warehousing and Storage
Warehousing and Storage
Support Activities for Water Transportation
Water Transportation
General Freight Trucking
Couriers and Messengers
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
Truck Transportation
Support Activities for Transportation
Freight Transportation Arrangement
Specialized Freight Trucking
Other Support Activities for Transportation

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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