Logistics Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Logistics Director is $101,253 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Team Leadership, Operations Management, and Inventory Management.
Logistics Director Total Pay (?
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$57,363 - $141,442
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MEDIAN: $101,253
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Logistics Director Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $81.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,363 - $141,442  
   
Bonus
$506 - $25,742  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $19,653  
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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$57,562 - $156,098  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $81.87  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$506 - $25,742  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $19,653  
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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$57,562 - $156,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
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Job Description for Logistics Director
Logistics directors are responsible for overseeing and approving logistics activities for their company. They are in charge of managing logistics tasks and leading a group of individuals to reduce costs and increase company profitability. These directors analyze previous logistics data to make changes to current logistics processes, as well as provide input into the development, implementation, and/or execution of processes to control labor scheduling. They use a personal computer to keep track of all transportation methods and write detailed reports based on the logistics results as well. Logistics directors generally report their progress to the logistics vice president.
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Logistics Director Tasks
  • Document local and international regulations, policies, insurance coverage and tariff rates.
  • Design, develop, and manage software and physical systems to meeting shipping and tactical goals.
  • Establish and maintain distribution facilities and reports on key metrics from those facilities.
  • Responsible for meeting financial and time benchmarks for delivering and receiving supplies and products.
  • Maintain relationships with carriers and track and analyze transit times, rates and procedures.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles
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Minneapolis
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$109,000
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Experience Affects Logistics Director Salaries

National Average
$109,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Logistics Director Salaries

Team Leadership
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Inventory Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Project Management
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National Average
$109,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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