Logistics Manager Salary

Logistics Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly more than half of Logistics Managers. Pay fluctuates from $39K to $98K per year, but expected earnings average $63K per year. In the world of Logistics Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $98K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $12K and $10K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by tenure and geographic location. Work is enjoyable for Logistics Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Logistics Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,897 - $94,354
(Median)
$41K
$63K
$94K
MEDIAN: $62,953
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$11.87 - $26.74
(Median)
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,897 - $94,354  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,913  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $10,057  
Commission
$195.74 - $30,609  
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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$38,884 - $98,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.87 - $26.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.60  
Overtime
$14.88 - $38.27  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,913  
   
Commission
$195.74 - $30,609  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $10,057  
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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$38,884 - $98,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 367
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Job Description for Logistics Manager

Companies which ship goods, parts, and commodities from location to location as part of their regular operations define this transportation aspect of the business as logistics. A logistics manager is typically a middle manager in charge of discrete teams or regions within a larger logistics operation of a business, and they typically have supervisory duties, make employment decisions, and create and work within approved budgets. The logistics manager will typically oversee a large group of employees and receive reports from various team leaders involved in warehouse, loading, and shipping operations. In many companies, the logistics manager in turn reports to a director-level executive in logistics or operations.

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Logistics Manager Tasks

  • Insure that customer supply needs are met.
  • Manage logistics staff.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution of raw materials and supplies within an organization.
  • Oversee financial transactions related to logistics.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Manager


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While not commonly seen, Logistics Managers who transition into a Director of Supply Chain Management position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Directors of Supply Chain Management is $122K per year. A Logistics Director role is the most common promotion for Logistics Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $104K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Logistics Managers is a Business Manager of Logistics position, where earnings are usually $61K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Manager


U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force (USAF), Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc, Target Corporation, and U.S. Marine Corps are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Logistics Managers. U.S. Navy offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $101K. Lockheed Martin Corp, U.S. Army, and U.S. Air Force (USAF) are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Logistics Managers earning around $84K, $73K, or $70K at each firm, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($61K), Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc ($62K), and U.S. Marine Corps ($63K).

Popular Skills for Logistics Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Project Management, Supply Chain, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Shipping, Customer Relationship Management, and Inventory Control. A tool kit that includes Operations Management also typically contains Leadership and Inventory Management. The majority of those who know Logistics also know Inventory Management and Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Manager

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


Logistics Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $50K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $63K. Logistics Managers see a median salary of $69K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $76K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,616

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

For Logistics Managers, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average. Logistics Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+14 percent), Tampa (+12 percent), Richmond (+12 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Portland, 10 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Logistics Manager Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Manager Salaries







Leadership
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$63,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 701 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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