Logistics technicians/managers: plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution of goods and services; create strategies and develop forecasting plans to keep sufficient inventory by working as the principal liaison between company and supplier; and verify goods are reaching their destination in a timely manner. Supply chain managers: provide guidance on selection of suppliers; analyze pricing trends that may affect the timing of purchases; organize the activities involved with the distribution of the goods that a company provides to its customers; and manage the process of locating and securing materials.
(Source: East Harris County Manufacturers Association)
|Description||2016 Jobs||2026 Jobs
|Median Pay||Low Pay||High Pay|
|Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||2,850||+14%||$94,855||$55,187||$176,258|
|All Other Managers||11,621||+10%||$74,295||$48,272||$120,538|
*Jobs for recently announced petrochemical projects not yet included. Source: QCEW (Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages) Employees, Non-QCEW Employees, Self-Employed & Extended Proprietors – EMSI 2015.4 Class of Worker. Job and wage information drawn from counties touching a 100-mile radius of Baytown, Texas.
Programs of Study
- Associate of Applied Science, Logistics and Supply Chain Management – LOG2
- Certificate of Completion, Logistics and Supply Chain Management – LOG1
Completion of the degree program for manager-level jobs generally requires at least 4 years but not more than 5 years of full-time equivalent academic work. Other positions may only require a certificate of completion. (Source: Texas Workforce Commission)