The average salary for a Logistics Specialist is $48,735 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$33,216 - $74,835
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$75K
MEDIAN: $48,735
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$12.09 - $24.57
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,216 - $74,835  
   
Bonus
$972 - $7,490  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$9,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,018 - $70,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$16.65 - $37.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$972 - $7,490  
   
Commission
$9,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$29,018 - $70,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 452

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Job Description for Logistics Specialist

Logistics specialists are in charge of effectively coordinating day-to-day logistics operations for their organization. One of their main responsibilities include preparing initial documentation regarding planning stages. They review contract plans and process reports based on their findings. Most of the time, logistics specialists collect and analyze relevant information regarding performance metrics. They also coordinate activities and make sure company resources are used efficiently. Additionally, logistics specialists participate in and facilitate support assessments.

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Logistics Specialist Tasks

  • Manage the shipments and transport of goods.
  • Create, coordinate and complete shipments of goods between their company and vendors or customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Specialist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,918

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Logistics Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Logistics Specialist?

Logistics Specialist in Troy:
"Emergency Department Work Culture."
Pros: I like collaborating with the lobotomy staff, the pharmacy staff, and the head nursing staff to deliver internal products at the right time to the right person.
Cons: It would be beneficial to the job if there were were better defined rules and If I could have a person(s) that I could supervise. The logistics specialists who work in the Emergency Room Department need more supervision and guidance at present.

Logistics Specialist in St. Clair Shores:
"Complex and Intellectual."
Pros: The one thing I like the most about my job, is the fact that there is never a day where I don't learn something new.
Cons: My job can almost be as bad as being a detective when it comes down to figuring out where a part came from that has no location or number to go with it.

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Key Stats for Logistics Specialist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Logistics Specialist Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Specialist Salaries


Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Supply Chain
up arrow 6%



Inventory Management
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$44,000





Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Receiving
up arrow 21%

Data Entry
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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