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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Logistician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,380
25th Percentile Wage
$57,520
50th Percentile Wage
$74,170
75th Percentile Wage
$94,980
90th Percentile Wage
$117,310

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 $117,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,380. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of logisticians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,170-0.12%1.87%
201574,2600.53%-
201473,8700.64%-
201373,4000.84%-
201272,780--

Table 2. Logistician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of logisticians in 18 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 construction sector with an annual salary $82,870. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $58,690).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$82,870
Federal, State, and Local Government
$82,650
Utilities
$81,460
Finance and Insurance
$78,660
Mining
$77,480
Information
$77,460
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$75,000
Manufacturing
$73,880
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$73,380
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$70,900
Educational Services
$69,850
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$68,450
Wholesale Trade
$65,060
Transportation and Warehousing
$63,860
Retail Trade
$63,440
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$62,840
Health Care and Social Assistance
$59,240
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$58,690

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 $44,160 to $99,700. The highest paying state for logisticians is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $99,700. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $44,160. 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
$99,700
Alabama
$87,890
Maryland
$87,840
California
$83,580
Hawaii
$82,220
Virginia
$82,160
Alaska
$81,830
Michigan
$79,140
Washington
$78,070
Texas
$77,210
New Jersey
$76,770
Massachusetts
$76,090
Pennsylvania
$75,910
Colorado
$75,180
Connecticut
$74,080
Rhode Island
$74,020
Oklahoma
$73,380
Wyoming
$73,050
North Carolina
$71,300
New York
$71,230
Ohio
$71,160
Utah
$71,030
New Hampshire
$70,800
New Mexico
$70,040
Georgia
$69,940
Mississippi
$68,980
Louisiana
$68,720
Oregon
$68,220
Idaho
$68,030
Missouri
$67,230
Minnesota
$67,230
Kansas
$67,070
Maine
$66,880
Nevada
$66,860
Kentucky
$66,310
Illinois
$66,280
Arizona
$65,580
Florida
$64,960
Indiana
$64,500
South Dakota
$63,960
South Carolina
$63,840
Nebraska
$63,410
West Virginia
$60,970
Vermont
$60,570
Montana
$60,540
Tennessee
$60,180
Iowa
$58,730
North Dakota
$58,690
Wisconsin
$57,870
Arkansas
$57,410
Puerto Rico
$44,160


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