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Occupational Employment Statistics


13-1081 Logisticians

Analyze and coordinate the logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources. Excludes “Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers” (11-3071).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 7010$37.23/hr$24.35/hr$29.73/hr$36.29/hr$40.83/hr$50.24/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities540$38.57/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services1,920$41.02/hr
Education and Health Services90$37.57/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration110$39.14/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$27.41/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 40$36.86/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$37.50/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$25.54/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$38.78/hr25.8%
Northwest Minnesota 70$36.29/hr30.4%
St Cloud MN MSA 70$33.57/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$40.18/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$37.57/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 80$33.75/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$34.24/hr31.3%
Southeast Balance of State 130$36.83/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 140$36.43/hr26.3%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 140$33.08/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 170$37.90/hr30.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,940$40.77/hr29.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,070$40.67/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,610$39.93/hr29.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Purchasing Managers 1,310$68.84/hr4.9%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 3,730$54.94/hr4.0%
Managers, All Other 5,400$73.14/hrN/A
Computer Occupations, All Other 4,150$49.34/hr7.5%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 16,860$33.78/hrN/A
Industrial Engineers 18,760$49.35/hr11.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,720$39.24/hr-3.3%
Data Scientists 2,240$56.77/hrN/A
Chief Executives 6,680$94.67/hr-8.1%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,210$26.64/hr2.2%

  • Prepare reports on logistics performance measures.
  • Develop or maintain payment systems to ensure accuracy of vendor payments.
  • Develop or maintain freight rate databases for use by supply chain departments to determine the most economical modes of transportation.
  • Direct the work of logistics analysts.
  • Communicate with or monitor service providers, such as ocean carriers, air freight forwarders, global consolidators, customs brokers, or trucking companies.
  • Identify cost-reduction or process-improvement logistic opportunities.
  • Review contractual commitments, customer specifications, or related information to determine logistics or support requirements.
  • Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources.
  • Protect and control proprietary materials.
  • Maintain logistics records in accordance with corporate policies.