With a median pay of $78K, U.S. Army Logistics Coordinators make much more than the national average ($43K per year) for those in this field. Other leaders in compensation levels are J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. at $52K, NFI Industries Inc at $46K, and Kuehne & Nagel, where Logistics Coordinators annually earn $43K. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,018 - $61,240
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,175
10%
50%
90%

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$12.63 - $22.33
(Median)
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,018 - $61,240  
   
Bonus
$503 - $7,723  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $4,932  
Commission
$1,957 - $21,141  
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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$29,461 - $58,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,892
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.63 - $22.33  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $34.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$503 - $7,723  
   
Commission
$1,957 - $21,141  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $4,932  
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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$29,461 - $58,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,406
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Logistics Coordinator


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Logistics Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Logistics Director. The latter position pays an average of $104K annually. A common career progression for a Logistics Coordinator is to become a Logistics Manager or an Operations Manager. Compared to Logistics Coordinators, the first group earns $20K more on average, and the second group earns $18K more.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator


Logistics Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Data Analysis, and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. Most people who know Customer Service also know Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $39K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $43K. Logistics Coordinators bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $50K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,783

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

For Logistics Coordinators, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+13 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and New York (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Jacksonville, which sits 18 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (7 percent lower) and Minneapolis (5 percent lower).

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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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Experience Affects Logistics Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries




Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Logistics
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
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Inventory Management
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Scheduling
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Shipping
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 480 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

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: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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