We surveyed 3,356 logisticians to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical logistician. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a logistician?

Low

High

Working as a logistician typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that logisticians are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a logistician?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a logistician typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a logistician?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a logistician. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for logisticians.

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Do logisticians work full-time or part-time?

93% of logisticians work in full-time roles while 7% work part-time.

Is being a logistician stressful?

Low

High

Stress is not uncommon amongst logisticians, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.

Is being organized important as a logistician?

Low

High

Organization is considered a very important trait for logisticians, and is critical to success in the field.

How competitive is the workplace for logisticians?

Low

High

Logisticians see mild competition in their workplace.

Does being a logistician require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Logisticians will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are logisticians allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Logisticians rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do logisticians have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

Logisticians tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.

Is being a logistician physically demanding?

Low

High

Work as a logisticians is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.

Are logisticians exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

Logisticians tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.

Does being a logistician require attention to detail?

Low

High

As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for logisticians.

Does being a good logistician require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a logistician.