Transportation, storage, & distribution managers

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Total Workforce

250k

Average Age

43.9

Estimated Job Growth

6.75%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$61,559

Average Male Salary

$62,747

Average Female Salary

$56,692

About

Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are most often employed by the Warehousing & storage industry. The average yearly wage for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers was $61,559 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Transportation, storage, & distribution managers by wage are Computer support specialists, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, and Private detectives & investigators.

Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are Webb County (North & East)Laredo City (Outer) PUMA, TX, Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX, and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are Webb County (North & East)Laredo City (Outer) PUMA, TX, Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, and Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation, storage, & distribution managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Warehousing & storage is the industry that employs the most Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, by average wage, is Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing. Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are paid most in Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Webb County (North & East)Laredo City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$61,559

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,442

In 2017, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers earned an average of $61,559, $9,494 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Computer support specialists make somewhat more than Transportation, storage, & distribution managers while Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Transportation, storage, & distribution managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.348

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.348, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers (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 Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, by number of employees, are Warehousing & storage, Services incidental to transportation, and Truck transportation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, by average wage, are Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing, Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing, and Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. .

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Industries by Share

250k

2017 Workforce

± 12,276

2.68%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 6.8%

The number of people employed as Transportation, storage, & distribution managers has been growing at a rate of 2.68%, from 243,886 people in 2016 to 250,429 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers employed by various industries. Warehousing & storage employs the largest share of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers at  10.5%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 5.08% and Truck transportation with 4.33%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Transportation, storage, & distribution managers in the US. The average age of male Transportation, storage, & distribution managers in the workforce is 43.5 and of female Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is 45.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is White.

Gender Composition

201k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 11,008

49.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,441

80.4% of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

79.7% of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.3% of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

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Age by Gender

43.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.656

45.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.38

The median age of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is 43.9, and Male employees are generally 1.76 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is Business but a relatively high number of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers hold a major in Transportation.

Majors

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Skills

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

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are expected to see a growth of 6.75% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

6.75%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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