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Logisticians Pay Salary

The median annual wage of logisticians was $70,800 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,530, and the top 10 percent earned more than $108,080.

Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of logisticians in May 2010 were as follows:

Federal executive branch$77,980
Professional, scientific, and technical services68,830
Management of companies and enterprises68,550
Wholesale trade65,630

Most logisticians work full time during regular business hours. When dealing with delivery problems or other logistical issues, they may work overtime to ensure that operations stay on schedule.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition