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Logisticians in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Logistician? Read this first!

12.5% Jobs Projection
$72,440 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Logisticians in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Logisticians in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Logisticians in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Logisticians Work in Louisiana?

In Louisiana, there were 1,040 people working as Logisticians in the year 2018.

There were 950 Logisticians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,240 Logisticians working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Logisticians than average.


Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Logisticians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.9%.


Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Logisticians job openings in Louisiana, and 900 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,600 annual jobs and 159,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Logisticians Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Logisticians ranged from $43,700 to $126,460 with $72,440 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.01 to $60.8. The median hourly rate was $34.83.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.93 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.10.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Louisiana Metros for Logisticians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Logisticians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 360 $62,130
Baton Rouge, LA 230 $81,100
Lake Charles, LA 90 $118,560
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 70 $66,430
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 70 $78,270
Lafayette, LA 70 $70,860
Alexandria, LA 50 $69,380

Top States for Logisticians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Logisticians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 20,980 $80,970
Texas 14,340 $77,800
Illinois 8,170 $64,990
Michigan 8,120 $78,420
Virginia 7,810 $81,080
New Jersey 7,530 $78,620
Pennsylvania 7,270 $77,980
Georgia 7,240 $68,440
Florida 7,090 $61,930
Ohio 6,490 $72,520
Washington 6,270 $88,990
Maryland 5,440 $89,710
North Carolina 4,750 $72,550
Alabama 3,730 $89,030
Wisconsin 3,650 $59,430
New York 3,430 $72,120
Colorado 3,370 $71,780
Missouri 3,170 $68,490
Minnesota 3,020 $70,970
South Carolina 2,820 $65,180

Below are the states where Logisticians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $92,050
Maryland $89,710
Alabama $89,030
Washington $88,990
Alaska $83,800
Hawaii $81,700
Virginia $81,080
California $80,970
Rhode Island $80,170
New Jersey $78,620


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