Logistics Analyst Salary

An average Logistics Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $52K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $6K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $38K and hits $74K on the high end. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but the company and tenure are influential factors as well. Most Logistics Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision coverage. Men account for the majority of Logistics Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,267 - $73,982

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$13.37 - $28.84

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,267 - $73,982  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,124  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $5,876  
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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$38,389 - $73,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 966
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.37 - $28.84  
   
Overtime
$21.62 - $40.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,124  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $5,876  
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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$38,389 - $73,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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 who go on to become Logistics Program Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Logistics Program Managers is $76K annually. Logistics Analysts moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Senior Logistics Analysts or Logistics Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $15K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst


BAE Systems Inc., Caci International Inc, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Lockheed Martin Corp, and Northrop Grumman Corporation are top-notch employers for Logistics Analysts in this area. Although the highest salaries can be found at BAE Systems Inc. where median pay is $65K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $47K and $76K.

Popular Skills for Logistics Analyst


Logistics Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, Logistics, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Supply Chain. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Logistics.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Analyst

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Logistics Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $49K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $56K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Logistics Analysts make a median salary of $57K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $65K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Logistics Analysts in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Logistics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+6 percent), San Diego (+4 percent), Houston (+3 percent), and Philadelphia (+2 percent). Logistics Analysts in Greenville earn salaries far below the national average by 27 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Norfolk (10 percent less) and Chicago (8 percent less).

Logistics Analyst Reviews

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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Experience Affects Logistics Analyst Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Analyst Salaries



Logistics
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Microsoft Office
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Access
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Microsoft Excel
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Logistics Support Analysis (LSA)
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Supply Chain
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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