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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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. 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.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of logisticians from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
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|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |