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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
$38,380
25th Percentile Wage
$49,400
50th Percentile Wage
$62,790
75th Percentile Wage
$80,140
90th Percentile Wage
$101,630

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 $101,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid logisticians is $38,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,790
-1.70% -3.09%
2016
$63,860
-2.08% -
2015
$65,190
-1.44% -
2014
$66,130
-1.15% -
2013
$66,890
3.23% -
2012
$64,730
- -

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

The average salaries of logisticians in 28 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 of crude oil industry with an annual salary $95,870. The lowest paying industry is the transit and ground passenger transportation industry (annual salary $41,320). For detailed logistician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$95,870
Pipeline Transportation
$88,460
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$82,430
Postal Service (federal government)
$75,560
Postal Service (federal government)
$75,560
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$73,760
Scheduled Air Transportation
$68,800
Warehousing and Storage
$67,980
Warehousing and Storage
$67,980
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$67,700
Air Transportation
$67,690
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$65,050
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$64,380
Support Activities for Road Transportation
$64,230
Couriers and Messengers
$64,030
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$63,950
Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$62,520
General Freight Trucking
$62,380
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$61,410
Rail Transportation
$59,620
Rail Transportation
$59,620
Support Activities for Transportation
$59,530
Truck Transportation
$57,880
Water Transportation
$57,770
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$57,540
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$56,170
Specialized Freight Trucking
$55,750
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$41,320

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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