Logistics Coordinator Salary

Logistics Coordinators usually earn approximately $43K per year in the United States, but U.S. Army offers a significantly higher median of $78K. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., NFI Industries Inc, and Kuehne & Nagel are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Logistics Coordinators earning around $53K, $46K, or $43K at each firm, respectively. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,059 - $61,623
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$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,372
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$12.71 - $22.41
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MEDIAN: $16.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,059 - $61,623  
   
Bonus
$497.68 - $7,904  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $5,106  
Commission
$1,179 - $21,000  
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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$29,519 - $58,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,823
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.71 - $22.41  
   
Overtime
$18.67 - $34.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$497.68 - $7,904  
   
Commission
$1,179 - $21,000  
Profit Sharing
$505 - $5,106  
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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$29,519 - $58,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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

  • 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 Logistics Coordinators do not often become Supply Chain Managers, the job pays $82K per year on average. Logistics Coordinators typically move into roles as Logistics Managers or Operations Managers, and those positions pay $20K more and $18K more, 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 10 percent. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 2,034 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 997 salaries. An experienced Logistics Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 642 salaries. A Logistics Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 205 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,942

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

For Logistics Coordinators, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), Chicago (+11 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Jacksonville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Miami and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

Logistics Coordinator Reviews

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

Logistics Coordinator in Evanston:
Pros: Great insurance plans and weekly free lunches. Close to home.
Cons: Lack upward mobility, racism, and not able to work remotely.

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 492 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Logistics Coordinator Salaries

▲24%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$41,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries

▲10%



▲3%



▲1%

▲1%



Oral / Verbal Communication
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$41,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 492 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%