Logistics Engineers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
26%
risk level
POLLING
45%
Based on 14 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
27.7%
by year 2032
WAGES
$77,520
or $37.27 per hour
Volume
202,970
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Logisticians.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.0/10

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Automation risk

26% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

45% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 26% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Logistics Engineers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Logisticians' job openings is expected to rise 27.7% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

High paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Logisticians' was $77,520, or $37 per hour

'Logisticians' were paid 67.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 202,970 people employed as 'Logisticians' within the United States.

This represents around 0.14% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 728 people are employed as 'Logisticians'.

Job description

Design or analyze operational solutions for projects such as transportation optimization, network modeling, process and methods analysis, cost containment, capacity enhancement, routing and shipment optimization, or information management.

SOC Code: 13-1081.01

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