Logistics Analyst Salary

Median pay for Logistics Analysts in the United States is around $56K annually. Total incomes of Logistics Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $39K and $80K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the specific employer and years of experience are influential factors as well. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Logistics Analysts who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 69 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,753 - $79,684
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$56K
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MEDIAN: $55,921
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$15.06 - $29.84
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MEDIAN: $19.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,753 - $79,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$39,263 - $79,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 694
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $29.84  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $41.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$39,263 - $79,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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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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Logistics Analysts sometimes assume positions such as Logistics Program Managers. That role pays $76K per year on average. Logistics Analysts most often move into positions as Senior Logistics Analysts or Logistics Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $14K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst


Logistics Analysts flock to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Lockheed Martin Corp, Penske Logistics, Caci International Inc, and Northrop Grumman Corporation, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Logistics Analysts flock to Northrop Grumman Corporation for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $71K lead the pack in compensation. Soaring salaries can also be found at The Home Depot Inc., BAE Systems Inc., and Lockheed Martin Corp, where earnings of $65K, $62K, or $57K are standard for Logistics Analysts.

Employees at Penske Logistics take home the smallest paychecks, and $46K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $40K and quickly nearing the top at only $56K. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ($47K), Booz, Allen, and Hamilton ($51K), and Caci International Inc ($52K).

Popular Skills for Logistics Analyst


Logistics Analysts seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, Logistics Support Analysis, Supply Chain, and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 6 percent, 5 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people 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.


Logistics Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $59K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Logistics Analyst with more than 20 years of experience can earn $67K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,857

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Stafford offers some of the highest pay in the country for Logistics Analysts, 37 percent above the national average. Logistics Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Huntsville (+31 percent), Washington (+24 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Atlanta (+6 percent). Logistics Analysts in Cleveland earn salaries far below the national average by 30 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Greenville and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 29 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 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Logistics Analyst Salaries

▲22%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Logistics Analyst Salaries

SQL
▲6%


▲4%



Logistics
▼0%

Microsoft Access
▼0%

Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
▼0%

National Average
$55,000




Customer Service
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 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
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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