Logistics Analyst Salary

The average Logistics Analyst in the United States earns approximately $52K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K each, total incomes of Logistics Analysts generally range from $38K to $74K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though the company and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are more male Logistics Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 66 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$39,150 - $74,226
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$74K
MEDIAN: $51,887
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$13.40 - $28.79
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$13
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$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,150 - $74,226  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,101  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $5,898  
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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$38,277 - $73,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 952
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $28.79  
   
Overtime
$21.62 - $40.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $5,898  
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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$38,277 - $73,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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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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For Logistics Analysts, progressing to a Logistics Program Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Logistics Program Manager can earn $76K annually. Logistics Analysts most often move into positions as Senior Logistics Analysts or Logistics Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $16K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Logistics Analysts include Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Caci International Inc, BAE Systems Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp, and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Northrop Grumman Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $65K.

Popular Skills for Logistics Analyst


Logistics Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, Logistics, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Supply Chain. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Logistics.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Analyst

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. 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. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $57K. 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 $65K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 40 percent, Logistics Analysts in Stafford receive some of the highest pay in the country. Logistics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+28 percent), Atlanta (+5 percent), San Diego (+5 percent), and Houston (+3 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Logistics Analysts is geography, with workers in Greenville earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Norfolk and Chicago (9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Logistics Support Analysis (LSA)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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Supply Chain
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 161 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
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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