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Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of transportation, storage, and distribution managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of transportation, storage, and distribution managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The transportation, storage, and distribution managers 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. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,300
25th Percentile Wage
$70,380
50th Percentile Wage
$92,460
75th Percentile Wage
$121,080
90th Percentile Wage
$156,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation, storage, and distribution managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) transportation, storage, and distribution managers is $156,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,300. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 188% 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 transportation, storage, and distribution managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,460
3.54% 11.50%
2016
$89,190
2.87% -
2015
$86,630
1.42% -
2014
$85,400
1.77% -
2013
$83,890
2.46% -
2012
$81,830
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Table 2. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of transportation, storage, and distribution managers 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 transportation, storage, and distribution managers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $125,250. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $66,580).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$125,250
Finance and Insurance
$121,920
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$112,200
Mining
$106,120
Information
$104,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$100,750
Federal, State, and Local Government
$99,110
Manufacturing
$96,300
Transportation and Warehousing
$90,160
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$88,040
Retail Trade
$86,500
Wholesale Trade
$83,770
Health Care and Social Assistance
$83,660
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$81,230
Educational Services
$80,980
Construction
$78,650
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$75,120
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$70,140
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$69,670
Accommodation and Food Services
$66,580

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers by States

From the above tables we note that not only transportation, storage, and distribution managers 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 transportation, storage, and distribution managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $54,490 to $139,650. The highest paying state for transportation, storage, and distribution managers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $139,650. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $54,490. For more salary information of transportation, storage, and distribution managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$139,650
Delaware
$122,240
Rhode Island
$111,820
New York
$109,500
New Jersey
$109,340
Colorado
$108,530
Washington
$107,180
Connecticut
$106,580
Pennsylvania
$101,630
New Hampshire
$101,360
Virginia
$101,120
Georgia
$98,770
Arkansas
$98,720
Maryland
$98,610
Massachusetts
$97,460
Michigan
$97,270
Nebraska
$96,060
North Carolina
$95,850
Minnesota
$95,250
California
$93,780
Kansas
$93,690
Texas
$93,660
Wisconsin
$92,950
Florida
$91,400
Alaska
$89,810
Indiana
$87,950
Ohio
$87,040
Kentucky
$86,890
Missouri
$86,830
South Carolina
$86,780
Oregon
$86,330
South Dakota
$86,320
Illinois
$85,670
Hawaii
$85,450
New Mexico
$83,390
Alabama
$83,290
Wyoming
$83,240
Louisiana
$82,020
Vermont
$80,830
Nevada
$80,810
Montana
$80,400
West Virginia
$78,130
Tennessee
$77,490
North Dakota
$77,360
Mississippi
$77,220
Oklahoma
$75,660
Iowa
$74,470
Utah
$73,440
Virgin Islands
$72,440
Puerto Rico
$72,000
Maine
$71,390
Arizona
$68,530
Idaho
$65,910
Guam
$54,490



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