Logistics Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $56K per year. Total cash compensation to Logistics Analysts approaches anywhere from $39K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the company and years of experience. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. More than half of Logistics Analysts (69 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Logistics Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,626 - $78,747
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MEDIAN: $55,564
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$14.90 - $29.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,626 - $78,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,941  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,183  
Total Pay (?
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$39,177 - $78,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 733
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $29.53  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $41.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,941  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,183  
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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$39,177 - $78,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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Job Description for Logistics Analyst

Logistics is a catch-all term used by businesses to describe the means by which they get their goods or services to market. A logistics analyst studies all aspects of this supply chain, from manufacturing capacities to storage facilities (and, with perishable goods, shelf life) to shipping and distribution. Usually, logistics analysts are employed by larger companies, which charge them with adjusting the supply chain in such a way that it operates at peak efficiency.

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Logistics Analyst Tasks

  • Support negotiations with vendors, carriers and suppliers, providing information and analyses as needed.
  • Maintain databases, including their structure, input, and accuracy.
  • Conduct data mining and data analysis to find trends, patterns and opportunities.
  • Collect data from internal and external sources, verifying its accuracy.
  • Analyze carrier bids, rates, costs, and tariffs to identify savings or best options.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Analyst


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It's not very common for Logistics Analysts to move on to become Logistics Program Managers. Average pay for a Logistics Program Manager is $76K annually. A common career progression for a Logistics Analyst is to become a Senior Logistics Analyst or a Logistics Manager. Compared to Logistics Analysts, the first group earns $14K more on average, and the second group earns $6K more.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst


Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Caci International Inc, Lockheed Martin Corp, Penske Logistics, and Northrop Grumman Corporation are top-notch employers for Logistics Analysts in this area. Logistics Analysts flock to Northrop Grumman Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $71K lead the pack in compensation. Also paying near the top of the field are The Home Depot Inc. at $65K, Caci International Inc at $62K, and BAE Systems Inc., where Logistics Analysts annually earn $62K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $40K to just $56K — but Penske Logistics offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $46K. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ($47K), General Dynamics Information Technology Inc ($53K), and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($55K).

Popular Skills for Logistics Analyst


Survey takers working as Logistics Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Logistics Support Analysis, SQL, Supply Chain, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 7 percent. Customer Service, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Analyst

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


For Logistics Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $58K. For Logistics Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,594

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With a pay rate for Logistics Analysts that is 38 percent greater than the national average, Stafford offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Logistics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Huntsville (+28 percent), Washington (+20 percent), San Diego (+10 percent), and Dallas (+8 percent). Logistics Analysts in Cleveland make 30 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Greenville and Boston (28 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Logistics Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Logistics Analyst?

Logistics Analyst in Fort Worth:
"Entry Level Logistics Analyst."
Pros: I like the fact that my degree will be put to good use soon.
Cons: I dislike the fact that my degree isn't directly being put to use yet.

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Key Stats for Logistics Analyst

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
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Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Logistics Analyst Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Analyst Salaries





SQL
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Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
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Logistics
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
$55,000



Customer Service
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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