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Logistics Associate Demographics in the US

The average employee age for logistics associates is 40 years. The logistics associate workforce reached a whopping 77,212 in 2020!

Among logistics associates, we discovered that 33.4% of them are women, while 61.2% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among logistics associates is White, which makes up 57.8% of all logistics associates. Comparatively, there are 17.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 14.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Logistics Associate Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 77,212 logistics associates currently employed in the United States.
  • 33.4% of all logistics associates are women, while only 61.2% are men.
  • The average age of an employed logistics associate is 40 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of logistics associates is White (57.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (17.6%) and Black or African American (14.6%).
  • The majority of logistics associates are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Logistics associates are most in-demand in Charlotte, NC.
  • Logistics associates are paid an average annual salary of $32,325.
  • The technology industry is the highest-paying for logistics associates.
  • San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $43,168, the highest in the US.
  • Logistics associates average starting salary is $24,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid logistics associates earn as much as $43,000 or more.
  • 16% of all logistics associates are LGBT.
  • Arizona is the best state for logistics associates to live.
  • Logistics associates are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Logistics Associate Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among logistics associates is White, which makes up 57.8% of all logistics associates. Comparatively, there are 17.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 14.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 57.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 17.6%
  • Black or African American, 14.6%
  • Asian, 7.7%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Logistics Associates

The chart below shows that 57.2% of logistics associates speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 11.2% and German is the third-most popular at 3.9%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 57.2%
  • French, 11.2%
  • German, 3.9%
  • Portuguese, 3.3%
  • Arabic, 3.3%
  • Other, 21.1%

Types of Logistics Associate Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for logistics associates. The most common degree for logistics associates is bachelor's degree. In fact, 38% of logistics associates earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 18% and rounding it off is associate degree with 17%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 38%
  • High School Diploma degree, 18%
  • Associate degree, 17%
  • Diploma degree, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 23%

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Logistics Associate Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ logistics associates. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most logistics associates is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire logistics associates.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Logistics Associate Work In

Employees with the logistics associate job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most logistics associates prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Government

Education

Top Industries Hiring Logistics Associates

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ logistics associates. Those industries include retail, manufacturing and professional.

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Fortune 500

Retail

Manufacturing

Professional

Technology

Logistics Associate Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as logistics associates. Keep reading to find out what the results for logistics associates were.

Logistics Associate Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among logistics associates.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Logistics Associate Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the logistics associate position over time.

Male
Female
72%
69%
66%
63%
60%
57%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Logistics Associate Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of logistics associates changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Logistics Associate Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of logistics associates based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Logistics Associate Stay in a Job

By looking over 3,730 logistics associates resumes, we figured out that the average logistics associate enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 31%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Logistics Associate Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of logistics associate employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of logistics associates is 40+ years old, which represents 49% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Logistics Associate Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, grain elevator worker and chief estimator have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Human Resources Administrative Assistant11%85%
Wedding Coordinator11%83%
Assistant To Human Resources Director12%83%
Logistics Associate61%33%
Timber Buyer88%7%
Chief Estimator91%6%
Grain Elevator Worker91%8%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Grain Elevator Worker
Chief Estimator
Timber Buyer
Logistics Associate
Assistant To Human Resources Director
Wedding Coordinator
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Logistics Associates with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to logistics associates.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Plant Buyer12.70%
Logistics Associate16.17%
Store Manager And Buyer16.98%
Operations Coordinator18.40%
Auto Damage Estimator19.42%
Advance Business Analyst20.62%
Booking Agent23.56%

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Logistics Associate Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$33,097
female-income
Female Income
$32,058

Logistics Associate Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$34,444
$33,997
$33,550
$33,102
$32,655
$32,208
$31,761
$31,314
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Logistics Associate Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$32,280
Some College/ Associate Degree$33,550
Bachelor's Degree$36,062
Master's Degree$42,553

Logistics Associate Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$48,054
$45,304
$42,553
$39,802
$37,052
$34,301
$31,550
$28,800
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Logistics Associate Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a logistics associate can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of logistics associates is $43,074. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Logistics Associates Earn The Most?

The map here shows where logistics associates earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Logistics Associates Located?

By looking through more than 3,730 resumes, we found that the most popular places for logistics associates are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Logistics Associates

Where Are Logistics Associates In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country logistics associates are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings