Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

The average Logistics Business Specialist in the United States earns approximately $50K per year. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $39K, overall incomes of Logistics Business Specialists spread between $26K and $72K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Logistics Business Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Logistics Business Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,028 - $85,116

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$10.04 - $24.10

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,028 - $85,116  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,750  
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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$26,272 - $71,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $24.10  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $35.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,750  
   
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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$26,272 - $71,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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Job skills reported by Logistics Business Specialists are limited. Those who have experience with Logistics, Inventory Management, and Shipping can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Shipping and Inventory Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $40K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $47K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $53K. 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 58%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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


Shipping
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
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: 63% employee benefits None: 15%
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