Salary for Logistics Managers

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This occupation has now been updated to Transportation, Storage, and Distribution 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. Sign up in our career community today!

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 earns a pay level between $56,970 to $164,140 based on tenure and industry expertise. will normally receive a salary of one hundred and five thousand one hundred dollars annually.

are compensated at the highest average salary in District of Columbia, where they can earn a compensation of near $143,510. People in this category of job can expect the highest salaries in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they get average wages of $132,660.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 45.10 percent nationwide in that time.


Logistics Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Finance and Insurance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Educational Services
Accommodation and Food Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation