Logistician Salary Information

The salary statistics of logisticians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of logisticians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The logisticians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Logistician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,820
25th Percentile Wage
$57,490
50th Percentile Wage
$74,590
75th Percentile Wage
$96,310
90th Percentile Wage
$120,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for logisticians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) logisticians is $120,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,820. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 168% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of logisticians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,590
0.56% 2.43%
2016
$74,170
-0.12% -
2015
$74,260
0.53% -
2014
$73,870
0.64% -
2013
$73,400
0.84% -
2012
$72,780
- -

Table 2. Logistician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for logisticians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $84,190. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $45,590).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$84,190
Federal, State, and Local Government
$84,190
Finance and Insurance
$81,750
Construction
$81,480
Retail Trade
$79,100
Mining
$78,330
Information
$77,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,790
Manufacturing
$74,580
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$74,190
Educational Services
$71,130
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$68,070
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$67,430
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$66,750
Wholesale Trade
$65,460
Transportation and Warehousing
$62,790
Health Care and Social Assistance
$60,160
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$59,270
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$55,830
Accommodation and Food Services
$45,590

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Logisticians by States

From the above tables we note that not only logisticians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of logisticians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,400 to $105,610. The highest paying state for logisticians is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $105,610. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $42,400. For more salary information of logisticians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$105,610
Maryland
$90,220
Alabama
$88,680
Washington
$88,280
Virginia
$82,830
Alaska
$81,900
California
$81,580
Hawaii
$81,360
New Jersey
$79,070
Texas
$78,890
Michigan
$78,450
Rhode Island
$78,250
Connecticut
$76,710
Wyoming
$76,260
Pennsylvania
$76,260
New Mexico
$75,180
Oklahoma
$74,580
Ohio
$73,750
Mississippi
$73,710
Massachusetts
$73,460
Colorado
$72,870
Louisiana
$72,660
New York
$72,270
Utah
$72,180
North Carolina
$72,160
Oregon
$71,960
New Hampshire
$71,270
Guam
$70,250
Georgia
$70,190
Arizona
$69,650
Minnesota
$69,650
South Dakota
$69,340
Maine
$69,250
Idaho
$68,890
Missouri
$68,690
Kentucky
$68,230
Nevada
$68,150
Kansas
$67,710
South Carolina
$66,460
Vermont
$66,240
Indiana
$64,580
West Virginia
$64,480
Montana
$64,220
Arkansas
$64,050
Illinois
$63,700
Florida
$61,930
North Dakota
$61,060
Wisconsin
$58,880
Tennessee
$58,800
Iowa
$56,940
Nebraska
$54,730
Puerto Rico
$42,400



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