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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 ‚ÄúTransportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers‚ÄĚ (11-3071).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 509$35.84/hr$23.34/hr$26.83/hr$37.16/hr$41.50/hr$49.91/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities470$36.77/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services1,620$36.89/hr
Education and Health Services80$34.80/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration100$36.70/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$32.12/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$30.70/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$31.87/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$38.91/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$39.32/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$37.16/hr30.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$35.03/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$31.27/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 60$34.32/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$35.03/hr25.8%
Southwest Minnesota 70$32.72/hr31.3%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$32.49/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$39.21/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 130$37.87/hr30.3%
Southeast Minnesota 140$35.10/hr26.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,480$38.02/hr29.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,580$38.02/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,010$37.40/hr29.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Purchasing Managers 1,550$61.59/hr4.9%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,780$50.73/hr4.0%
Managers, All Other 5,740$64.34/hrN/A
Computer Occupations, All Other 4,310$48.49/hr7.5%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 16,920$31.90/hrN/A
Industrial Engineers 15,530$48.01/hr11.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,720$42.57/hr-3.3%
Data Scientists 1,600$53.39/hrN/A
Chief Executives 7,270$82.15/hr-8.1%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,250$26.31/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.