Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salary

Median pay for Logistics Business Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $50K per year. Total cash compensation to Logistics Business Specialists approaches anywhere from $26K on the lower end to $77K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $39K from profit sharing. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Logistics Business Specialists. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number 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. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,416 - $87,024
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,356
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90%

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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Business Specialist, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $41K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $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 $79K, 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 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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