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Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary (United States)

The average Logistics Business Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $52K per year. Total cash compensation to Logistics Business Specialists bottoms out near $24K and approaches $71K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $24K from profit sharing. Men working as Logistics Business Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Logistics Business Specialists is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary (?
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$35,568 - $82,316
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MEDIAN: $51,793
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$9.58 - $23.93
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,568 - $82,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,184  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $24,000  
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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$24,397 - $70,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.58 - $23.93  
   
Overtime
$16.15 - $35.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,184  
   
Profit Sharing
$650 - $24,000  
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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$24,397 - $70,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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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Survey takers who work as 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 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.
Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $39K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $49K. Logistics Business Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $65K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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 42%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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

National Average
$46,000
Logistics
up arrow 2%
Inventory Management
up arrow 3%
Shipping
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 18%