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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit82.07%
  2. Federal government5.79%
  3. State and local government5.29%
  4. Private, not for profit3.38%
  5. Self-employed3.30%

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

Gray states indicate no data available

$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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