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Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

Logistics Business Specialists in the United States take home an average $51K per year. In the world of Logistics Business Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $39K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $24K and $73K. Work is enjoyable for Logistics Business Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Logistics Business Specialists making up 55 percent of survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,134 - $86,544
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,881
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90%

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$9.50 - $23.89
(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
$34,134 - $86,544  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,298  
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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$24,388 - $72,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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
$9.50 - $23.89  
   
Overtime
$15.71 - $35.49  
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
$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).
)
$24,388 - $72,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. 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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker earns $39K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $48K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Logistics Business Specialists make a median salary of $54K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $68K on average.

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 50%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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

Logistics
up arrow 14%

National Average
$45,000


Shipping
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%