Logistics Coordinator Salary

U.S. Army is a desirable employer for Logistics Coordinators where the median salary comes in around $72K, beating the field's national median of $42K per year. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,517 - $60,398
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,069
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$12.31 - $21.56
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,517 - $60,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,166  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,034  
Commission
$197.27 - $24,328  
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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$29,261 - $57,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,465
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $21.56  
   
Overtime
$17.24 - $33.58  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,166  
   
Commission
$197.27 - $24,328  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,034  
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).
)
$29,261 - $57,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,628
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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 advance into the role of a Supply Chain Manager are fairly uncommon. Supply Chain Managers on average earn $83K per year. Logistics Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Logistics Managers or Operations Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $21K higher and $18K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator


Logistics Coordinators seem to wield many skills 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 6 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service, Data Entry, and Shipping. 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $43K. 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 $47K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,305

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

With a pay rate for Logistics Coordinators that is 10 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+10 percent), Seattle (+8 percent), Los Angeles (+6 percent), and Dallas (+5 percent). Jacksonville is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Columbus and Miami (9 percent lower and 6 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




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

National Average
$40,000

Inventory Management
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Shipping
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 653 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

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: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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