Learn about the types of people who become logisticians. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.
Employment Type Mix, 2023
93% of logisticians work in full-time roles while 7% work part-time.
Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2023
This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a logistician. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.
More men than women are interested in becoming logisticians at a ratio of 2.45 to 1.
Actual Gender Mix, 2023
41% of logisticians are female and 59% are male.
Gender Bias, 2023
This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a logistician and the actual gender mix of people in the career.
If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a logistician and those who end up becoming one.
In this case there are more men interested in becoming a logistician than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.
Ethnic Mix, 2019
The largest ethnic group of logisticians are White, making up 52% of the population. The next highest segments are Black or African American and Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish, making up 13% and 11% respectively.