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What Do Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers Do?

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

Types of Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

  • Airport Manager
  • Traffic Safety Administrator
  • Transportation Manager
  • Marine Oil Terminal Superintendent
  • Distribution Center Manager

Job Outlook for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

In the United States, there were 115,500 jobs for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 6.7% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 7,800 new jobs for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 9,700 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers are California, Texas, and New Jersey.

Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Alaska, or Wyoming. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Transportation, Storage, or Distribution Manager Average Salary

The typical yearly salary for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers is somewhere between $56,050 and $158,370. The median salary for this occupation is $94,730.

Salary Ranges for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

How much do Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers make in different U.S. states?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

District of Columbia

$141,040

Delaware

$132,320

Rhode Island

$127,240

New Jersey

$124,130

New York

$120,350

Colorado

$118,580

Connecticut

$116,730

Washington

$116,690

New Hampshire

$115,970

Pennsylvania

$112,170

Arkansas

$110,300

Massachusetts

$109,840

Michigan

$109,240

Georgia

$108,990

California

$107,550

North Carolina

$107,080

Maryland

$106,270

Virginia

$105,600

Texas

$105,320

Kansas

$103,660

Minnesota

$102,500

Ohio

$99,570

Missouri

$98,730

Wisconsin

$98,520

Nebraska

$98,250

Illinois

$98,210

North Dakota

$97,720

South Dakota

$95,330

Alaska

$95,160

Indiana

$95,120

Nevada

$94,750

South Carolina

$94,240

Florida

$93,720

New Mexico

$92,540

Vermont

$91,850

Hawaii

$91,630

Wyoming

$91,070

Kentucky

$90,500

Montana

$89,920

Oregon

$89,070

Alabama

$88,330

Mississippi

$87,910

Louisiana

$86,750

Tennessee

$85,760

Iowa

$84,960

Arizona

$84,730

West Virginia

$83,080

Utah

$82,110

Oklahoma

$80,210

Maine

$79,140

Idaho

$78,130

Where Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers Are Employed

Transportation, Storage, or Distribution Manager Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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