Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

Logistics Business Specialists in the United States take home approximately $50K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Logistics Business Specialists varies from around $26K to approximately $72K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $39K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Logistics Business Specialists (53 percent) who responded to the survey. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,028 - $85,116
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$85K
MEDIAN: $49,899
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90%

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$10.06 - $24.48
(Median)
$10
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,028 - $85,116  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $38,783  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,342 - $71,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $24.48  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $35.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $38,783  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,342 - $71,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Job Description for Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation

  • Create, coordinate and complete shipments of goods between their company and vendors or customers.
  • Manage the shipments and transport of goods.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Logistics Business Specialists who took the survey. Those who have experience with Logistics, Inventory Management, and Shipping can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Shipping and Inventory Management, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $40K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $47K. Logistics Business Specialists bring in $53K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $77K.

Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Reviews

What is it like working as a Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation?

Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation in Portales:
"I Love My Job But I Don't Love My pay rate."
Pros: Everything is interesting. Especially the inventory.
Cons: Transportation does not pay what it should.

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Experience Affects Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salaries

Logistics
0%

National Average
$45,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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