How Much Do Logisticians Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries


Logisticians analyze and coordinate the ongoing 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.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$79830 per year
Hourly wage
$38 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$44,190 to $57,810 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$21 to $28 per hour

Entry-level Logisticians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $44,190 to $57,810 per year or $21 to $28 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Logisticians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $59 $122,580
Senior (Top 25%) $47 $98,400
Middle (Mid 50%) $37 $76,270
Junior (Bottom 25%) $28 $57,810
No experience (Bottom 10%) $21 $44,190

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $47 $97,890
MD $46 $95,870
AK $46 $95,620
DE $45 $93,680
VA $44 $91,150
NJ $43 $90,210
WA $43 $90,180
CA $43 $89,690
AL $42 $87,080
MT $41 $85,550

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Logistician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Logisticians are in the states of DC, MD, AK, DE and VA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Inland Water Transportation $120650 $58.00
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing $106970 $51.43
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities $101590 $48.84
Clothing Stores $96540 $46.41
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $96190 $46.25
Support Activities for Mining $94630 $45.50
Natural Gas Distribution $93460 $44.93
Motion Picture and Video Industries $92840 $44.64
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing $92350 $44.40
Oil and Gas Extraction $92090 $44.28
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services $91890 $44.18
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $91450 $43.97
Federal Executive Branch $91260 $43.88
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities $90020 $43.28
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $89850 $43.20
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $89800 $43.17
Communications Equipment Manufacturing $88300 $42.45
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $87350 $41.99
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $86890 $41.78
Nonresidential Building Construction $86760 $41.71
Telecommunications $86440 $41.56
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction $86020 $41.36
Scientific Research and Development Services $85690 $41.20
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services $85690 $41.20
Tobacco Manufacturing $85670 $41.19
Insurance Carriers $84960 $40.85
Utility System Construction $84930 $40.83
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $84800 $40.77
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services $84410 $40.58
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas $84320 $40.54

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