Explore by Occupations

Select Occupation:

Logisticians & Project Management Specialists

What They Do:

  • Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer’s key personnel involved in, or directly relevant to, a logistics activity.
  • Develop an understanding of customers’ needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.
  • Manage subcontractor activities, reviewing proposals, developing performance specifications, and serving as liaisons between subcontractors and organizations.
  • Develop proposals that include documentation for estimates.
  • Review logistics performance with customers against targets, benchmarks, and service agreements.
  • Assign duties or responsibilities to project personnel.
  • Communicate with key stakeholders to determine project requirements and objectives.
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
  • Create project status presentations for delivery to customers or project personnel.
  • Develop or update project plans including information such as objectives, technologies, schedules, funding, and staffing.

Source: O*NET (2023)

Sample Job Titles:

  1. Analytical Specialists
  2. Campus Recruiting Managers
  3. Task Leads
  4. Supply Chain Analysts
  5. Policy Managers

Outlook in the Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area)

Employment (Q3 2022) 15,741
Projected Annual Growth 0.3%
Average Entry Level Salary $58,100
Median Salary $88,700

Source: JobsEQ by Chmura, accessed April 7th, 2023. Data above represents job postings from the January 2022-December 2022.

Supply-Demand Snapshot: Logisticians & Project Management Specialists (all levels)
Entry Level Job Ads
1,563
Current Workforce
15,741

Source: JobsEQ by Chmura, accessed April 7th, 2023. Data above represents job postings from the January 2022-December 2022.

Preferred Certifications

(Entry level jobs requiring a high school diploma, Associate’s degree, and Bachelor's degree)

  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Security Clearance
  • Secret Clearance
  • Project Management Certification
  • Top Secret-Sensitive Compartmented Information
  • Certified Associate in Project Management

Top 10 Skills Requested

(entry level jobs requiring up through a bachelor’s degree)

  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Construction
  • Project Schedules
  • Supply Chain
  • Change Orders
  • Invoicing
  • Purchasing
  • Subcontracting
  • Project Scoping

Source: Lightcast™ accessed April 7th, 2023

Outlook in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area)

Employment (Q3 2022) 37,810
Projected Annual Growth 0.6%
Average Entry Level Salary $69,300
Median Salary $106,800

Source: JobsEQ by Chmura, accessed April 7th, 2023. Data above represents job postings from the January 2022-December 2022.

Supply-Demand Snapshot: Logisticians & Project Management Specialists (all levels)
Entry Level Job Ads
3,960
Current Workforce
37,810

Source: JobsEQ by Chmura, accessed April 7th, 2023. Data above represents job postings from the January 2022-December 2022.

Preferred Certifications

(Entry level jobs requiring a high school diploma, Associate’s degree, and Bachelor's degree)

  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Security Clearance
  • Secret Clearance
  • Top Secret-Sensitive Compartmented Information
  • Project Management Certification
  • Master of Business Administration

Top 10 Skills Requested

(entry level jobs requiring up through a bachelor’s degree)

  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Project Schedules
  • Construction
  • Subcontracting
  • Project Planning
  • Milestone (Project Management)
  • Microsoft Project
  • Invoicing
  • Finance

Source: Lightcast™ accessed April 7th, 2023

Outlook in the Richmond, VA MSA MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area)

Employment (Q3 2022) 5,192
Projected Annual Growth 0.9%
Average Entry Level Salary $54,500
Median Salary $83,600

Source: JobsEQ by Chmura, accessed April 7th, 2023. Data above represents job postings from the January 2022-December 2022.

Supply-Demand Snapshot: Logisticians & Project Management Specialists (all levels)
Entry Level Job Ads
670
Current Workforce
5,192

Source: JobsEQ by Chmura, accessed April 7th, 2023. Data above represents job postings from the January 2022-December 2022.

Preferred Certifications

(Entry level jobs requiring a high school diploma, Associate’s degree, and Bachelor's degree)

  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Project Management Certification
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Professional Engineer License
  • Security Clearance
  • Six Sigma Certification

Top 10 Skills Requested

(entry level jobs requiring up through a bachelor’s degree)

  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Project Schedules
  • Construction
  • Milestone (Project Management)
  • Project Planning
  • Project Scoping
  • Finance
  • Auditing

Source: Lightcast™ accessed April 7th, 2023

Largest Employers in Capital Region:

Back to Top of the Page