Cortland County’s immediate access to major highways and proximity to major markets makes the county a great place for the distribution industry. Those features, along with the increased affordability of employee compensation, make the county an even better distribution hub.

Distributors wanting assurances about the security of their products will also take note of the county’s crime rates, which are lower than both the state and national averages.

Median Yearly Wage of Distribution Industry Employees

Occupation CodeOccupation TimeCentral New York NMANew York
53-3032Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,490$45,080
53-7062Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,100$26,180
53-1031First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators$53,580$67,190

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