Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
92,150 0.9 % $42.23 $87,830 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.98 $29.93 $38.87 $51.04 $65.32
Annual Wage (2) $47,800 $62,260 $80,860 $106,170 $135,860


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Warehousing and Storage 7,450 1.15 $38.19 $79,440
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 7,100 0.34 $47.27 $98,320
General Freight Trucking 6,480 0.72 $39.56 $82,280
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,880 0.31 $50.07 $104,150
Local Government (OES Designation) 4,070 0.07 $42.34 $88,060

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Freight Transportation Arrangement 3,210 1.83 $42.49 $88,370
Rail Transportation 3,930 1.73 $42.35 $88,080
Warehousing and Storage 7,450 1.15 $38.19 $79,440
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 360 0.98 $48.85 $101,600
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 140 0.78 $35.82 $74,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 240 0.14 $72.25 $150,270
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil (8) (8) $71.23 $148,150
Automobile Dealers 40 (7) $67.21 $139,790
Household Appliance Manufacturing 40 0.08 $64.81 $134,810
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 50 0.01 $57.61 $119,840


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,100 0.79 1.10 $43.47 $90,420
Texas 8,580 0.83 1.16 $44.50 $92,550
New Jersey 4,620 1.23 1.71 $51.28 $106,650
Illinois 4,550 0.82 1.14 $37.34 $77,660
Ohio 4,220 0.85 1.18 $44.17 $91,880




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 430 1.36 1.89 $41.83 $87,010
New Jersey 4,620 1.23 1.71 $51.28 $106,650
Maine 630 1.10 1.53 $33.43 $69,530
Washington 2,960 1.09 1.51 $46.94 $97,640
Tennessee 2,800 1.08 1.50 $37.13 $77,220




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 420 0.64 0.90 $59.26 $123,270
Delaware 280 0.70 0.97 $55.14 $114,680
New Jersey 4,620 1.23 1.71 $51.28 $106,650
New York 3,420 0.41 0.56 $48.45 $100,780
Washington 2,960 1.09 1.51 $46.94 $97,640





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,290 0.86 1.20 $42.08 $87,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,820 0.79 1.10 $36.97 $76,890
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,710 0.54 0.75 $52.73 $109,670
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,540 1.14 1.59 $41.40 $86,110
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,530 0.99 1.38 $51.76 $107,650
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,900 1.39 1.93 $49.58 $103,130
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,880 0.92 1.28 $44.11 $91,750
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,450 0.85 1.18 $43.66 $90,820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,430 0.62 0.86 $50.06 $104,120
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,360 0.80 1.11 $37.61 $78,230




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Laredo, TX 170 1.93 2.69 $35.97 $74,820
Reno-Sparks, NV 360 1.91 2.66 $33.77 $70,240
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,080 1.85 2.58 $44.69 $92,960
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 230 1.79 2.49 $46.63 $96,990
Bismarck, ND 110 1.74 2.43 $39.01 $81,150
Stockton, CA 330 1.69 2.35 $40.88 $85,040
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 70 1.68 2.35 $29.58 $61,540
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 150 1.66 2.31 $28.46 $59,200
Fairbanks, AK 50 1.53 2.13 $44.16 $91,850
Anchorage, AK 250 1.47 2.05 $42.94 $89,320