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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,670
25th Percentile Wage
$68,140
50th Percentile Wage
$89,190
75th Percentile Wage
$117,300
90th Percentile Wage
$152,730

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 $152,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,670. 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 189% 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 transportation, storage, and distribution managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201689,1902.87%8.25%
201586,6301.42%-
201485,4001.77%-
201383,8902.46%-
201281,830--

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 finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $125,660. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $63,330).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$125,660
Utilities
$118,100
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$107,410
Mining
$105,020
Federal, State, and Local Government
$95,920
Information
$95,880
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$95,240
Manufacturing
$93,390
Transportation and Warehousing
$87,600
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$85,540
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$83,550
Health Care and Social Assistance
$80,840
Construction
$80,830
Retail Trade
$80,510
Wholesale Trade
$80,510
Educational Services
$79,640
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$79,630
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$73,130
Accommodation and Food Services
$63,420
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$63,330

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 $52,570 to $136,620. The highest paying state for transportation, storage, and distribution managers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $136,620. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $52,570. 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
$136,620
Delaware
$131,610
Rhode Island
$112,140
New Jersey
$108,250
Colorado
$106,020
Connecticut
$104,640
New York
$104,370
Washington
$102,850
Pennsylvania
$100,310
New Hampshire
$99,960
Michigan
$97,310
Virginia
$96,350
Massachusetts
$95,400
Maryland
$94,880
North Carolina
$93,260
Kansas
$92,880
Arkansas
$92,870
Georgia
$92,870
Florida
$92,660
Nebraska
$91,460
California
$91,230
Minnesota
$90,730
Wyoming
$90,590
Alabama
$89,390
Texas
$89,050
Alaska
$87,200
New Mexico
$85,750
Hawaii
$85,550
Kentucky
$85,190
South Dakota
$85,140
Wisconsin
$84,870
Missouri
$84,580
South Carolina
$83,110
Ohio
$83,070
Illinois
$82,960
Oregon
$82,270
Indiana
$81,330
Vermont
$80,030
Montana
$79,270
North Dakota
$78,000
Oklahoma
$76,110
Nevada
$75,750
Louisiana
$75,700
West Virginia
$74,340
Utah
$73,510
Tennessee
$72,230
Maine
$70,810
Mississippi
$70,560
Iowa
$69,730
Puerto Rico
$69,070
Arizona
$68,340
Virgin Islands
$67,960
Idaho
$63,350
Guam
$52,570


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