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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
Southwest Minnesota 9014$36.89/hr$24.32/hr$30.89/hr$36.79/hr$40.19/hr$49.10/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities350$40.37/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services1,190$41.17/hr
Education and Health Services90$34.90/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration110$36.32/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$30.59/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$35.92/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$31.96/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$38.86/hr25.8%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$38.86/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$38.06/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 60$38.23/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$37.05/hr30.4%
Northwest Balance of State 70$37.05/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$40.19/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$36.79/hr31.3%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100$30.93/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 120$38.58/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 150$39.90/hr30.3%
Southeast Minnesota 160$37.81/hr26.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,060$40.26/hr29.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,150$40.24/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,600$40.06/hr29.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Purchasing Managers 1,560$64.38/hr4.9%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,450$48.56/hr4.0%
Managers, All Other 6,140$61.74/hrN/A
Computer Occupations, All Other 4,380$40.96/hr7.5%
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 19,600$31.89/hrN/A
Industrial Engineers 12,660$49.57/hr11.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,200$41.16/hr-3.3%
Data Scientists 1,320$51.53/hrN/A
Chief Executives 6,330$91.34/hr-8.1%
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,230$24.64/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.