For Logistics Coordinators, higher-than-average salaries can be found at U.S. Army, where the average employee brings in around $78K relative to the national average of $43K per year for those in this line of work. Logistics Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks at J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. ($53K), NFI Industries Inc ($46K), and Kuehne & Nagel ($43K). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,888 - $61,297
$32K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,264
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90%

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$12.68 - $22.39
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,888 - $61,297  
   
Bonus
$501 - $7,792  
Profit Sharing
$538 - $5,034  
Commission
$1,231 - $20,768  
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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$29,452 - $58,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,895
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.68 - $22.39  
   
Overtime
$18.58 - $34.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$501 - $7,792  
   
Commission
$1,231 - $20,768  
Profit Sharing
$538 - $5,034  
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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$29,452 - $58,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,440

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Job Description for Logistics Coordinator

A logistics coordinator may be in charge of overseeing a wide variety of events and projects. In some cases, they will oversee the patient care logistics in hospitals and the disposal of hazardous waste. Other times, the coordinator will be in charge of coordinating events for their company.

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Logistics Coordinator Tasks

  • Coordinate and communicate with external parties to ensure acquisition and delivery of shipments.
  • Ensure shipping compliance with state, federal, and international regulations.
  • Investigate and recommend optimal shipping options and coordinate with vendors.
  • Develop positive relationships with freight and external logistics companies.
  • Lead weekly logistics status meetings to inform stakeholders.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Coordinator


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While not commonly seen, Logistics Coordinators who transition into a Supply Chain Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Supply Chain Managers is $82K per year. Logistics Coordinators most often move into positions as Logistics Managers or Operations Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $20K higher and $18K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator


Logistics Coordinators seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Data Analysis, and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

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


For Logistics Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $44K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $46K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $50K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,903

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Logistics Coordinators, 31 percent above the national average. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+13 percent), Chicago (+11 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Trailing the national average by 20 percent, Jacksonville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (6 percent less) and San Diego (4 percent less).

Logistics Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Logistics Coordinator?

Logistics Coordinator in Kinston:
"The challenge."
Pros: The thing I like most about my job is no two days are ever the same. Each day presents new challenges and presents learning opportunities.
Cons: The strike guidelines under which we have to work.

Logistics Coordinator in Oxford:
"Life After College."
Pros: The flexibility of our office environment to work from home when needed.
Cons: The disorganized nature of getting start up off the ground.

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Key Stats for Logistics Coordinator

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 498 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Logistics Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 498 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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