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Logistics Coordinator Salary (United States)

U.S. Army lures Logistics Coordinators with larger-than-average paychecks: Logistics Coordinators at this company make a median salary of $65K, much more than the $41K per year-national average for those in this area of work. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Logistics Coordinator Salary (?
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$31,036 - $58,956
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MEDIAN: $41,004
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Logistics Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.00 - $21.14
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,036 - $58,956  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,033  
Profit Sharing
$495.28 - $5,817  
Commission
$900 - $8,500  
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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$28,848 - $56,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,853
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $21.14  
   
Overtime
$16.46 - $32.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,033  
   
Commission
$900 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$495.28 - $5,817  
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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$28,848 - $56,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,206
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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Logistics Director. The average Logistics Director bring home $104K per year. Logistics Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Logistics Managers or Operations Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $21K higher and $19K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator

Logistics Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Operations Management, Negotiation, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 15 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Order Inventory. Most people experienced in 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.
Logistics Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $37K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $41K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. Logistics Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $46K.

Pay Difference By Location

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For those looking to make money, Logistics Coordinators in Charlotte enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), San Diego (+12 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Jacksonville is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (11 percent less) and Columbus (10 percent less).

Logistics Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Logistics Coordinator?
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
$39,000

Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries

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Scheduling
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National Average
$39,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%