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Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

The average Logistics Business Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $51K per year. In the world of Logistics Business Specialists, total cash compensation can vary between $25K and $73K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $39K, respectively. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Logistics Business Specialists making up 54 percent of survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,116 - $86,691
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,572
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90%

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$9.74 - $24.14
(Median)
$9
$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
$34,116 - $86,691  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,298  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $39,149  
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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$24,969 - $72,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $24.14  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $35.96  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,298  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $39,149  
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).
)
$24,969 - $72,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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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Logistics Business Specialists usually report a few specific skills. 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.


Logistics Business Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $47K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $40K. Logistics Business Specialists see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $71K.

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 59%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Logistics
up arrow 15%

National Average
$45,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 17%
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