Logistics Coordinator Salary

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 annually-national average for those in this area of work. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,424 - $59,883

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$12.25 - $21.27

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,424 - $59,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,097  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,057  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,365  
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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$29,195 - $56,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $21.27  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $32.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,097  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $12,365  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,057  
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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$29,195 - $56,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,407
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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 who go on to become Logistics Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Logistics Directors is $103K annually. Typical career progression for a Logistics Coordinator involves becoming a Logistics Manager or an Operations Manager, roles that pay $21K more and $19K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain, and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 12 percent. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

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


Logistics Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $38K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. Logistics Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $45K. Logistics Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Logistics Coordinators, 12 percent higher than the national average. Logistics Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+10 percent), San Diego (+8 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Jacksonville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and St. Louis (9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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
$40,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries




Negotiation
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Logistics
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Relations
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Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$40,000

Scheduling
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Shipping
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 577 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

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: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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