Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

Average Logistics Business Specialists in the United States make around $50K annually. Cash earnings for Logistics Business Specialists — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $39K from profit sharing — stretch from around $26K to approximately $77K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Logistics Business Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Logistics Business Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,416 - $87,024
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,356
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$9.89 - $24.02
(Median)
$9
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,416 - $87,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,700  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $39,149  
Commission
$10,065  
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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$26,492 - $77,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $24.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.59  
Overtime
$17.85 - $35.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,700  
   
Commission
$10,065  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $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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$26,492 - $77,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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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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. Those listing Shipping as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Employees educated in Inventory Management are typically practiced in Logistics, too.

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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Logistics Business Specialists. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $41K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $47K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $79K.

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 74%

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

National Average
$45,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

Logistics
up arrow 1%

Shipping
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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