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Occupation Title: Logisticians

Description: Analyze and coordinate the logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-3071

Sample Job TitlesIntegrated Logistics Support Manager (ILS Manager), Logistician, Logistics Team Lead, Production Planner

Salary Chart Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers

Estimated Total Employment*
2010: 104,800
2011: 112,310
2012: 119,560
2013: 120,340
2014: 125,670

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 42,200
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 
22% or higher
(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

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