Logistics Coordinator Salary

With a median pay of $65K, U.S. Army Logistics Coordinators make much more than the national average ($41K annually) for those in this field. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$31,255 - $59,360
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,228
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50%
90%

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$12.09 - $21.36
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,255 - $59,360  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,063  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $5,195  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,836  
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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$29,037 - $56,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,985
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $21.36  
   
Overtime
$16.67 - $32.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,063  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $5,195  
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).
)
$29,037 - $56,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,283

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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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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 $83K per year. It is quite typical for Logistics Coordinators to transition into roles as Logistics Managers or Operations Managers, where reported median earnings are $21K and $19K higher per year.

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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 11 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Spanish Language and Oral / Verbal Communication. 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $37K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $42K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Logistics Coordinators see a median salary of $45K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


Charlotte offers some of the highest pay in the country for Logistics Coordinators, 20 percent above the national average. Logistics Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+15 percent), New York (+13 percent), San Diego (+11 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Jacksonville ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (9 percent less) and St. Louis (7 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
$40,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries




Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Logistics
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Customer Relations
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Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$40,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
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Shipping
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 606 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
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%