Logistics Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Logistics Specialist is $48,190 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Supply Chain and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$33,194 - $73,967
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$33K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,189
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$11.44 - $22.75
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,194 - $73,967  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $4,122  
Commission
$-0.50 - $34,521  
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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$29,173 - $71,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,003
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$15.52 - $36.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $34,521  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $4,122  
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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$29,173 - $71,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 453
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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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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: $44,102

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Logistics Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Logistics Specialist?

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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Experience Affects Logistics Specialist Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Specialist Salaries


Supply Chain
up arrow 13%

Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Logistics
0%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$44,000

Shipping
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Data Entry
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 244 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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