Logistics Analyst Salary (United States)

Over one-half of Logistics Analysts report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $51,384 per year on average. Pay ranges from $35,994 on the low end to $72,357 per year on the higher side. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the specific employer and years of experience are influential factors as well. The greater part enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and more than half get vision benefits. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Logistics Analyst Salary (?
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$38,274 - $71,928
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Logistics Analyst Salary (?
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$12.63 - $29.90
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,274 - $71,928  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,062  
Profit Sharing
$375.00 - $5,057  
Total Pay (?
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$35,994 - $72,357  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 899
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.63 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $38.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,062  
   
Profit Sharing
$375.00 - $5,057  
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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$35,994 - $72,357  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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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
  • Collect data from internal and external sources, verifying its accuracy.
  • Analyze carrier bids, rates, costs, and tariffs to identify savings or best options.
  • Conduct data mining and data analysis to find trends, patterns and opportunities.
  • Support negotiations with vendors, carriers and suppliers, providing information and analyses as needed.
  • Maintain databases, including their structure, input, and accuracy.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Analyst

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Logistics Analysts may receive a large increase in pay with career advancement. Those who transition into an upper level Logistics Program Manager position may earn an additional $24K per year. Logistics Analysts moving up in their career tend to step into positions as Sr. Logistics Analysts or Logistics Managers, where paychecks increase by $16,160 or $9,095 per year.

Logistics Analyst Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst

Northrop Grumman Corporation attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area—the median in that office is $64,545.
Penske Logistics offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $44,378. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) at $56,305 and Lockheed Martin Corp where $60,000 is the norm.

Popular Skills for Logistics Analyst

Logistics Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Project Management and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 12 percent and 3 percent respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Supply Chain. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Logistics.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Logistics Analysts with less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, pay rises to approximately $56K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $57K after 10 to 20 years. Logistics Analysts experience only minor salary growth after working for two decades, bringing in around $66K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 14 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$51,000
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For those looking to make money, Logistics Analysts in Stafford enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 43 percent above the national average. Also paying near the top of the field are Washington, Minneapolis, Atlanta, and Tampa, where Logistics Analysts annually earn 16 percent, 10 percent, 7 percent, and 6 percent more than the national average. Logistics Analysts in Greenville report much lower salaries than the rest of the country—24 percent below the national average—proving that residency is a major factor in overall pay. Employers in Pittsburgh and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (-10 percent and -6 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Logistics Analyst Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Logistics Analyst Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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