Logistics Coordinator Salary

The national average salary for Logistics Coordinators is $41K per year; U.S. Army pays the most in this field, though, offering a median salary of $65K. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,334 - $59,886
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,350
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90%

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$12.22 - $21.28
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,334 - $59,886  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,105  
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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$29,134 - $56,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $21.28  
   
Overtime
$16.90 - $32.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,105  
   
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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$29,134 - $56,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,397
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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 experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Logistics Director. The latter position pays an average of $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


Logistics Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. 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 12 percent. The majority of those who know 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.


For Logistics Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $38K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $42K. Logistics Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Logistics Coordinators, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent), Houston (+10 percent), San Diego (+8 percent), and Los Angeles (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Jacksonville, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Columbus (10 percent less) and St. Louis (8 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




Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Logistics
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Negotiation
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Data Entry
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Customer Relations
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Inventory Management
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National Average
$40,000

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 584 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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