Logisticians

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Total Workforce

155k

Average Age

40.2

Average Salary

$59,922

Average Male Salary

$64,238

Average Female Salary

$51,657

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Logisticians and on wages and locations for those in the field. National security & international affairs is the industry that employs the most Logisticians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Logisticians, by average wage, is Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing . Logisticians are paid most in Benton County PUMA, AR but are relatively concentrated in Huntsville (North) & Madison (East) Cities PUMA, AL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$59,922

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,114

In 2018, Logisticians earned an average of $59,922, $6,034 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Executive secretaries and executive administrative assistants make somewhat more than Logisticians while Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Logisticians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.343

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Logisticians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.343, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Logisticians (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Logisticians.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Logisticians.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

155k

2018 Workforce

± 9,649

1.13%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 8.75%

The number of people employed as Logisticians has been growing at a rate of 1.13%, from 152,904 people in 2017 to 154,627 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Logisticians employed by various industries. National security & international affairs employs the largest share of Logisticians at  12.1%, followed by Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 10.1% and Services incidental to transportation with 3.67%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Logisticians in the US. The average age of male Logisticians in the workforce is 40.4 and of female Logisticians is 39.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Logisticians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

102k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 7,822

53k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,654

65.7% of Logisticians are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Logisticians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Logisticians

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

60.7% of Logisticians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17% of Logisticians, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Logisticians.

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Age by Gender

40.4

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.983

39.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.24

The median age of Logisticians is 40.2, and Male employees are generally 0.569 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Logisticians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Logisticians is Business but a relatively high number of Logisticians hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Logisticians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Logisticians need many skills, but most especially Monitoring and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Logisticians need more than the average amount of Operations Analysis, Management of Material Resources, and Management of Financial Resources.

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