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
Southeast Minnesota 19039$31.65/hr$20.78/hr$23.60/hr$30.98/hr$37.26/hr$44.31/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities510$33.11/hr
Financial Activities20$33.44/hr
Professional and Business Services1,550$37.11/hr
Education and Health Services50$27.91/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration90$31.51/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/A$28.32/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$35.86/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$31.77/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$24.73/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 80$32.47/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 80$31.32/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 90$32.56/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$35.45/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 120$27.50/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 130$27.66/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 150$30.75/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 180$31.17/hr3.5%
Southeast Minnesota 190$30.98/hr13.8%
Central Minnesota 220$31.26/hr12.4%
Southeast Balance of State 220$30.21/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,530$36.45/hr9.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,660$35.99/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,280$35.22/hr9.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,550$46.77/hr7.0%
Purchasing Managers 2,050$56.89/hr6.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,470$39.36/hr5.4%
Sales Managers 10,700$59.21/hr6.1%
Marketing Managers 8,350$65.97/hr8.3%
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 330$35.82/hr-15.9%
Management Analysts 14,050$39.37/hr11.1%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 4,290$22.45/hr-2.7%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 390$56.30/hr7.3%
Urban and Regional Planners 950$39.19/hr12.8%

  • Maintain databases of logistics information.
  • Direct the work of logistics analysts.
  • Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources.
  • Protect and control proprietary materials.
  • Manage the logistical aspects of product life cycles, including coordination or provisioning of samples, and the minimization of obsolescence.
  • Maintain logistics records in accordance with corporate policies.
  • Review contractual commitments, customer specifications, or related information to determine logistics or support requirements.
  • Compute reporting metrics, such as on-time delivery rates, order fulfillment rates, or inventory turns.
  • Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes.
  • Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in, or directly relevant to, a logistics activity.