Logistics Managers

General Information

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services. Manage logistics personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Truck Transportation
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Warehousing and Storage

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Salary

State-by-state Salary

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$139,650
$54,490
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 60%
  • Master's degree 16%
  • Post baccalaureate 10%
  • Associate's degree 6%
  • High school 3%
  • Some college 3%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Transportation
  • Education and Training
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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