Salary for Logistics Managers

Also known as:  Airport Manager, Cold Storage Supervisor, Distribution Center Manager, Logistics Manager, Logistics Supply Officer, Marine Oil Terminal Superintendent, Traffic Safety Administrator, Transportation Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Transportation managers are responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations involving warehousing, purchasing, distribution, customer service and other related activities . This job normally requires a bachelor's degree and several years of related work experience to be considered, but not always. Employers also usually require a few years of on-the-job training after being hired.

A Logistics Manager usually gets wages of between 64000 and 96000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Logistics Managers can earn an average wage of Eighty Six Thousand One Hundred dollars annually.

Logistics Managers have the best average compensation in the District of Columbia, where they get average compensation of approximating $121200. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they earn salary pay of $111350.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.67 percent nationwide in that time.
Logistics Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $111,350
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $109,750
Management of Companies and Enterprises $103,380
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $101,120
Utilities $100,920
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $94,190
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $64,280
Other Services (except Public Administration) $69,190
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $73,070
Accommodation and Food Services $75,550
Health Care and Social Assistance $78,350
Retail Trade $78,530