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The median annual wage for logisticians was $72,780 in 2012, with the lowest-paid 10 percent earning $45,190 and the highest-paid 10 percent earning $112,100. The top earners for this profession reside in the metropolitan areas of Bellingham, Wash., San Jose, Calif., and Washington, D.C. The top-paying industries for this profession include software publishers, mining support, and petroleum and coal products manufacturing.

Job Salary Year
2004 $64,210.00
2006 $68,190.00
2008 $72,920.00
2010 $73,510.00
2012 $75,670.00

Average Logistician Pay vs. All Business Jobs

Logisticians pulled in a handsome average salary of $75,670 in 2012, which is more than that of a market research analyst ($67,380) but less than an operations research analyst ($79,830). Management analysts and financial analysts also earn more than logisticians, with average salaries of $88,070 and $89,410, respectively.

Job Name Salary
Sales Manager $105,260.00
Financial Analyst $76,950.00
Logistician $72,780.00
Logistician $72,780.00
Compliance Officer $62,020.00
Market Research Analyst $60,300.00

Best Paying Cities for Logisticians

The highest paid in the logistician profession work in the metropolitan areas of Bellingham, Washington, San Jose, California, and Washington, D.C. The Houston area also pays well, as does the city of San Luis Obispo, California.

Bellingham, Washington

Average Salary: $105,350 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a logistician working in Bellingham, Washington is $105,350, which is $32,570 more than the average pay in the profession.

San Jose, California

Average Salary: $96,820 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a logistician working in San Jose, California is $96,820, which is $24,040 more than the average pay in the profession.

Washington, D.C.

Average Salary: $91,960 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a logistician working in Washington, D.C. is $91,960, which is $19,180 more than the average pay in the profession.

Houston

Average Salary: $89,580 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a logistician working in Houston is $89,580, which is $16,800 more than the average pay in the profession.

San Luis Obispo, California

Average Salary: $88,830 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a logistician working in San Luis Obispo, California is $88,830, which is $16,050 more than the average pay in the profession.

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