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Logistics Coordinator Salary

The national average salary for Logistics Coordinators is $41K annually; U.S. Army pays the most in this field, though, offering a median salary of $65K. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,272 - $59,707
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,184
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$12.15 - $21.34
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$31,272 - $59,707  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,067  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $5,195  
Commission
$0.00 - $39,149  
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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$29,078 - $56,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,035
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
$12.15 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$16.60 - $32.83  
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 - $5,067  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,149  
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).
)
$29,078 - $56,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,320

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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 progress into high-paying roles like Logistics Director, where median compensation is $103K 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 $21K more on average, and the second group earns $19K more.

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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 Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

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


For Logistics Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $37K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $42K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $45K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


Logistics Coordinators will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 13 percent. Logistics Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+10 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Dallas (+8 percent). Jacksonville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Columbus (11 percent lower) and Miami (9 percent lower).

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




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

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$40,000

Scheduling
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Shipping
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Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 601 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
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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