Logisticians

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2019 Workforce
181k
Average Age
40
Estimated Job Growth
4.36%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$58,155
Average Male Salary
$62,460
Average Female Salary
$49,993

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Logisticians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Management, scientific & technical consulting services 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 Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Logisticians are paid most in Benton County PUMA, AR but are relatively concentrated in Ewa PUMA, HI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$58,155
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,188

In 2019, Logisticians earned an average of $58,155, $2,631 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Artists & related workers make somewhat more than Logisticians while Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters 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

0.313
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Logisticians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.313, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Logisticians

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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Logisticians, by number of employees, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services, National security & international affairs, and U. S. Army.

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Industries by Share

181k
2019 Workforce
± 10,431
16.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.27%

The number of people employed as Logisticians has been growing at a rate of 16.9%, from 154,627 people in 2018 to 180,726 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Logisticians employed by various industries. Management, scientific & technical consulting services employs the largest share of Logisticians at  9.54%, followed by National security & international affairs with 7.85% and U. S. Army with 4.84%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Logisticians in the US. The average age of male Logisticians in the workforce is 40.2 and of female Logisticians is 39.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Logisticians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

118k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,442
62.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,132

65.5% 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)

57.2% of Logisticians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.1% 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

40.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.88
39.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.24

The median age of Logisticians is 40, and Male employees are generally 0.576 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 Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Logisticians need more than the average amount of Programming, Technology Design, and Management of Financial Resources.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Logisticians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Logisticians are expected to see a growth of 4.36% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

4.36%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Logisticians. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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