Logistics Coordinator Salary

Though nationally Logistics Coordinators make an average $42K per year, those in this field can find the most generous pay at U.S. Army, where the average salary is around $72K. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,517 - $60,398
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,069
10%
50%
90%

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$12.31 - $21.56
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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 (?
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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 do not often transition into Supply Chain Manager roles. The role averages $83K per year. Typical career progression for a Logistics Coordinator involves becoming a Logistics Manager or an Operations Manager, roles that pay $21K more and $18K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator


Logistics Coordinators report using a deep pool of 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 pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Data Entry, and Shipping. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

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


For many Logistics Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $38K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $43K. Logistics Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. 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 $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 ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Employers in Columbus and Miami also lean toward paying below-median salaries (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
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Shipping
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Customer Service
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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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