The U.S. Department of Labor has developed an automated occupational information database, O*NET, that identifies and describes work content, work skills, and training requirements for all jobs across the country in all sectors of the economy. Much of the occupational information contained in this report is derived directly from the O*NET database, and supplemented with information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census Bureau, and Labor Market and Career Information.
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|Industry||% of Logistics Managers employed||Annual Growth Rate|
|General freight trucking||7||0.36|
|Freight transportation arrangement||3.4||1.21|
|Grocery and related product wholesalers||2.9||1.12|
|Specialized freight trucking||2.3||0.00|
|Couriers and express delivery services||2.2||-0.39|
|Scheduled air transportation||2||0.43|
|2018 Statewide average hourly wage||$50.63|
|2018 National average hourly wage||$49.45|
|2016 National employment||115,500|
|2016 Texas employment||9,298|
|Texas projected employment by 2026||10,875|
|Texas projected annual employment and Turnover openings through 2026||912|
|Region||Employment||Projected Employment 2026||Projected
Annual Openings 2026
|Texas (all regions)||9,298||10,875||912||1.58%||$105,319.00|
|Top 10 Relevant Knowledge Areas||Relevant Importance Levels|
Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
|Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
|Production and Processing
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
|Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
|Personnel and Human Resources
Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
|Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
|Law and Government
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
|Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
|Top 10 Relevant Skill Areas||Relevant Importance Levels|
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
|Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
|Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
|Top 10 Relevant Abilities||Relevant Importance Levels|
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.