Transportation, storage, & distribution managers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
264k
Average Age
44.3
Estimated Job Growth
3.52%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$65,751
Average Male Salary
$66,537
Average Female Salary
$62,525

About

Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are most often employed by the Warehousing & storage industry. The average yearly wage for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers was $65,751 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Transportation, storage, & distribution managers by wage are Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Computer support specialists, and Procurement clerks.

Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Chief executives & legislators, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing managers, Sales managers, and 24 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are Maine, Norwood Park Townships & Chicago CityEdison Park PUMA, IL, Racine County PUMA, WI, and Fargo City PUMA, ND. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are Webb County (North & East)Laredo City (Outer) PUMA, TX, Greater Miami Lakes Town PUMA, FL, and Collier County (Southwest) PUMA, FL.

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 Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing . Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are paid most in Danbury, Ridgefield, Bethel, Brookfield, New Fairfield, Redding & Sherman Towns PUMA, CT but are relatively concentrated in Webb County (North & East)Laredo City (Outer) PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$65,751
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,441

In 2020, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers earned an average of $65,751, $9,798 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Procurement clerks make somewhat more than Transportation, storage, & distribution managers while Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents 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

0.335
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.335, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, by average wage, are Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing , Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

264k
2020 Workforce
± 12,597
4.09%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.56%

The number of people employed as Transportation, storage, & distribution managers has been growing at a rate of 4.09%, from 253,379 people in 2019 to 263,739 people in 2020.

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  9%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 4.7% and Truck transportation with 4.61%.

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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 44.3 and of female Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is 44.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

212k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 11,299
51.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,579

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

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

68.8% of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.4% of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Black (Non-Hispanic) 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 Sex

44.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.663
44.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.35

The median age of Transportation, storage, & distribution managers is 44.3, and Male employees are generally 0.118 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 Mechanical Technologies.

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 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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Projections

Projections on job growth for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers are expected to see a growth of 3.52% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers.
3.52%
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 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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