Logistics Analysts in the United States take home approximately $55K per year on average. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K each, total incomes of Logistics Analysts generally range from $39K to $78K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but the company and experience level are influential factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Logistics Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Logistics Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,315 - $77,821
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MEDIAN: $55,092
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$14.76 - $28.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,315 - $77,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,987  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$39,064 - $78,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 734
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $28.67  
   
Overtime
$19.46 - $41.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$39,064 - $78,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Logistics Program Managers. That role pays $76K per year on average. When Logistics Analysts are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Senior Logistics Analysts or Logistics Managers. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $7K, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst


Logistics Analysts flock to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Caci International Inc, Penske Logistics, Lockheed Martin Corp, and The Home Depot Inc., 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 $73K lead the pack in compensation. Other big spenders include BAE Systems Inc., The Home Depot Inc., and Caci International Inc, top-paying firms where Logistics Analysts see paychecks nearing $64K, $62K, or $62K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Penske Logistics — median pay is $46K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $40K and only reaching $56K. Other low-paying employers include C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. at $47K and Lockheed Martin Corp at $55K, though some Logistics Analysts there earn up to $81K.

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, Project Management, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning, and Supply Chain are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 8 percent. Customer Service, on the other hand, is typically associated with much 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Logistics Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $58K. For Logistics Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $59K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $65K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,302

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For Logistics Analysts, busy Stafford offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 39 percent above the national average. Logistics Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Huntsville (+29 percent), Washington (+22 percent), San Diego (+11 percent), and Atlanta (+8 percent). Logistics Analysts in Cleveland make 29 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Greenville and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 28 percent lower and 14 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
$54,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Analyst Salaries





Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Access
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$54,000

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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