Logistics Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Logistics Specialist is $48,439 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management, Project Management, and Data Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$33,320 - $72,368
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$33K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,438
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$11.23 - $22.84
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,320 - $72,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,740  
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $4,055  
Commission
$-0.50 - $33,935  
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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$29,168 - $69,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 800
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $22.84  
   
Overtime
$15.89 - $36.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,740  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $33,935  
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $4,055  
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).
)
$29,168 - $69,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 336

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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

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

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Logistics Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Logistics Specialist at U.S. Army?

Logistics Specialist in Washington:
"Logistics Management."
Pros: The organization itself and the "will get it done" attitudes. Failure is not an option.
Cons: The rank structure. Waiting on "open slots" to get promoted no matter what your knowledge is base on. The wait is long and outdrawn, it breaks down the morale because you work so hard to advance.

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Experience Affects Logistics Specialist Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Specialist Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 31%


Data Analysis
up arrow 19%

Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Logistics
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$45,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Shipping
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 243 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 12%