Logistics Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Logistics Specialist is $48,988 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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$33,232 - $74,793
$33K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $49,429
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50%
90%

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$12.37 - $24.61
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.11
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$0$74K
Salary $33,232 - $74,793
Bonus $973 - $7,038
Profit Sharing $2,800
Commission $9,000
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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$29,391 - $70,003
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 854
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $24.61
Overtime $16.45 - $36.58
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $973 - $7,038
Commission $9,000
Profit Sharing $2,800
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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$29,391 - $70,003
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 467

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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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Logistics Specialist Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Logistics Specialist

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 658 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 434 salaries. An experienced Logistics Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 314 salaries. A Logistics Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 148 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,593

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

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.

Logistics Specialist in Kansas City:
"Thrilling Atmosphere."
Pros: I enjoy the fast pace ever changing atmosphere as well as changing situations.
Cons: The down times and miscommunications. I also dislike the lack of knowledge from my counterparts.

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Key Stats for Logistics Specialist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 215 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Logistics Specialist Salaries

▲33%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Logistics Specialist Salaries

Negotiation
▲7%

▲5%

Supply Chain
▲4%


National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

▼2%

Inventory Management
▼2%

▼3%




Operations Management
▼8%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼16%

Data Entry
▼16%

Receiving
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 14%
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