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Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

Pay for Logistics Business Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Total cash compensation to Logistics Business Specialists bottoms out near $25K and approaches $73K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $39K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men working as Logistics Business Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Logistics Business Specialists. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,694 - $86,391
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$86K
MEDIAN: $50,572
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50%
90%

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$9.74 - $24.14
(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
$33,694 - $86,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,298  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $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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$24,870 - $72,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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
$9.74 - $24.14  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $35.96  
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
$306.39 - $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).
)
$24,870 - $72,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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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Logistics Business Specialists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Logistics, Inventory Management, and Shipping can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Shipping and Inventory Management as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically 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. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $39K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Logistics Business Specialists make a median salary of $53K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $71K, 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 59%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Logistics
up arrow 15%

National Average
$45,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 17%
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