Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

The average Logistics Business Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $50K per year. Total cash compensation to Logistics Business Specialists bottoms out near $26K and approaches $71K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $39K from profit sharing. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men working as Logistics Business Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,824 - $83,702
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$84K
MEDIAN: $49,899
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50%
90%

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$9.94 - $24.44
(Median)
$9
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,824 - $83,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,564  
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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$25,648 - $71,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $24.44  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $35.69  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,564  
   
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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$25,648 - $71,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | 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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Logistics Business Specialists only 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.


For many Logistics Business Specialists, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $40K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $47K. Logistics Business Specialists bring in $53K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $75K 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 67%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

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

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 16%
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