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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
$40,850
25th Percentile Wage
$51,450
50th Percentile Wage
$63,860
75th Percentile Wage
$81,130
90th Percentile Wage
$101,060

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
201663,860-2.08%-1.36%
201565,190-1.44%-
201466,130-1.15%-
201366,8903.23%-
201264,730--

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
$83,100
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$81,710
Rail Transportation
$76,170
Rail Transportation
$76,170
Postal Service (federal government)
$74,080
Postal Service (federal government)
$74,080
Local Messengers and Local Delivery
$72,130
Scheduled Air Transportation
$68,390
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$68,260
Air Transportation
$68,050
Warehousing and Storage
$65,930
Warehousing and Storage
$65,930
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$65,080
Water Transportation
$63,030
General Freight Trucking
$62,380
Couriers and Messengers
$62,240
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$61,910
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$61,670
Truck Transportation
$61,480
Support Activities for Transportation
$60,850
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$59,380
Specialized Freight Trucking
$55,750
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$52,530

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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