MHM Online Salary Survey - A look at the numbers

MHM Online Salary Survey - A look at the numbers

Average Salary by Geographic Region

Region (% of response) Salary
New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) (7%) $71,240
Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) (12%) $90,051
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) (12%) $79,696
North Central (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) (32%) $69,913
South Central (AL, AR, KY, LA, MS, OK, TN, TX) (12%) $95,435
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY) (6%) $72,450
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) (16%) $87,596
Other North America (Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico) (3%) $77,378


Average Salary by Industry

Industry Sector (% of response) Salary
Aerospace & Defense (5%) $65,437
Automotive/Transportation Vehicles & Equipment (4%) $61,442
Chemicals (4%) $83,920
Computer & Electronic Products (2%) $72,167
Construction/Building Equipment (2%) $76,444
Consulting/Education (2%) $100,438
Consumer Goods/Durables (5%) $74,781
Food, Beverage & Tobacco (6%) $88,477
Furniture & Fixtures (2%) $55,800
Industrial Machinery (10%) $80,035
Material Handling Equipment (4%) $83,189
Metals/Metal Products (7%) $76,471
Paper/Printing/Publishing (3%) $62,932
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare (2%) $84,055
Plastics & Rubber Products (3%) $97,912
Retail Trade (6%) $93,064
Third-Party Logistics Provider (2%) $89,000
Transportation/Warehousing (10%) $81,983
Wholesaler/Distributor (13%) $78,204
Other(8%) $80,748

Average Salary by Education Level

Highest Level Attained (% of response) Salary
High School (9%) $59,524
Some College (24%) $62,167
2-yr Degree (16%) $71,140
4-yr Bachelors Degree (27%) $88,531
Some Graduate Study (8%) $92,797
Master's Degree (15%) $108,105
Doctorate (1%) $90,500

Average Salary by Race

Ethnic Background Salary
Asian or Pacific Islander (2%) $124,429
Black/African American (2%) $72,250
Hispanic/Latino (3%) $74,611
Native American or Alaska Native (1%) $40,000
White/Caucasian (90%) $79,487
Prefer not to say (2%) $86,143

Average Salary by Gender

Gender (% of response) Salary
Male (87%) $83,553
Female (13%) $58,316

Average Salary by Company Size

Annual Corporate Revenues (% of response) Salary
Less than $25 million (38%) $69,069
$25-50 million (12%) $77,425
$51-100 million (11%) $74,007
$100-500 million (16%) $94,046
$500 million-$1 billion (5%) $88,849
$1 billion-$20 billion (13%) $99,895
More than $20 billion (5%) $87,320

Average Salary by Age

Age (% of response) Salary
21-29 (2%) $55,456
30-39 (11%) $68,139
40-49 (31%) $80,062
50-59 (38%) $81,683
60+ (18%) $87,602

Average Salary by Experience

Years in Material Handling and Logistics Industry (% of response) Salary
0-2 (3%) $65,875
3-5 (5%) $57,878
6-10 (11%) $67,342
11-15 (16%) $76,653
16-20 (16%) $80,672
21-25 (16%) $85,261
26+ (33%) $92,375

Average Salary by Job Responsibility

Position (% of response) Salary
Consultant (2%) $98,126
Corporate/Executive Management (CEO, COO, CFO, President, GM, etc.) (17%) $99,478
Customer Service Manager (1%) $56,667
Distribution/Warehouse/Logistics Manager (24%) $72,408
Engineering Manager (3%) $101,667
Inventory/Materials Manager (4%) $53,841
Maintenance Manager (2%) $56,331
Operations Manager (10%) $86,775
Plant/Manufacturing Manager (6%) $66,322
Purchasing/Sourcing Manager (2%) $90,643
Safety Manager (2%) $51,900
Sales/Business Development Manager (8%) $63,563
Senior/Executive VP (6%) $122,674
Shipping & Receiving Manager (1%) $34,500
Supply Chain Manager (2%) $80,571
Transportation/Fleet/Traffic Manager (3%) $57,333
Other (HR Manager, Product Manager, Quality Manager, etc.) (7%) $69,579

Average Salary by Seniority

Years With Current Company (% of response) Salary
0-2 (12%) $70,286
3-5 (13%) $70,895
6-10 (20%) $81,776
11-15 (16%) $84,588
16-20 (10%) $86,254
21-25 (13%) $86,886
26+ (16%) $87,625

Average Salary by Staff Size

Number of Employees Managed (% of response) Salary
0-10 (60%) $75,988
11-25 (20%) $77,140
26-50 (11%) $84,090
51-100 (4%) $105,769
More than 100 (5%) $113,167

How Satisfied Are You With Your Current Job?

(% of response)
Very satisfied 33%
Satisfied 36%
Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied 20%
Unsatisfied 9%
Very unsatisfied 2%

How Satisfied Are You With Material Handling and Logistics as a Career Path?

(% of response)
Very satisfied 38%
Satisfied 40%
Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied 20%
Unsatisfied 2%
Very unsatisfied 0%

What Matters Most to you About Your Job?

(% of response)
Job Stability 34%
Base Salary 13%
Recognition of Your Importance to Company 10%
Career Advancement Opportunities 9%
Benefits 8%
Flexible Schedule 7%
Company's Recognition of the Importance of Material Handling Operations 6%
Relationships with Co-Workers 4%
Continuing Education/Training 2%
Vacation Time 0%
Other (e.g., environmental concerns, company profitability, mentoring) 8%

Change in Base Salary Over Previous Year

(% of response)
Decreased more than 5% 11%
Decreased 3-5% 4%
Decreased 1-3% 3%
No change 56%
Increased 1-3% 12%
Increased 3-5% 9%
Increased more than 5% 5%

When Was Your Most Recent Promotion?

Within the past 12 months 10%
Within the past 1-2 years 15%
Within the past 3-5 years 27%
More than 5 years ago 48%
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