Logistics Supervisor Salary

Logistics Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $53K annually. Total cash compensation to Logistics Supervisors bottoms out near $34K and approaches $72K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $7K from bonuses and almost $9K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$38,461 - $72,737
$38K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,947
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$12.51 - $24.32
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MEDIAN: $18.17
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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,461 - $72,737  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,186  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,396  
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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$33,966 - $72,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 514
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $24.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.75  
Overtime
$18.03 - $35.06  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,186  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,396  
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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$33,966 - $72,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Job Description for Logistics Supervisor

Logistics supervisors, also commonly known as supply chain managers, are primarily responsible for overseeing the many steps required to deliver a finished product to the consumer. For example, they oversee aspects of raw material acquisition, processing and manufacturing, product storage, movement of products among distribution centers and retail sites, and customer service. Each of these steps requires ensuring that costs are minimized while maintaining high quality in the finished product.

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Logistics Supervisor Tasks

  • Verify inbound and outbound deliveries as meeting specifications and accept or return them.
  • Oversee the work area's cleanliness, safety, and overall compliance with regulations and tariffs.
  • Complete paperwork including work orders, shipping orders, and inventory.
  • Supervise loading, unloading and distribution of packages, including worker schedules.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Supervisor


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It doesn't happen often, but some Logistics Supervisors do move on to become Logistics Managers. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $61K per year.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Supervisor


Logistics Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Logistics, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Shipping, Customer Service, and Leadership. It is often found that people who know Logistics are also skilled in Inventory Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Supervisor

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


Logistics Supervisors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $46K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $52K. Logistics Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Logistics Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,244

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

For Logistics Supervisors, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Logistics Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+17 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), Detroit (+14 percent), and Atlanta (+14 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 18 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (14 percent less) and Dallas (5 percent less).

Logistics Supervisor Reviews

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

Logistics Supervisor in La Mirada:
`"$Wage."`
Pros: Multitasking, busy workload, organization of daily orders, leadership, will call orders, office management.
Cons: Hourly wage, pressure to ship all orders.

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Key Stats for Logistics Supervisor

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Logistics Supervisor Salaries

▲17%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Logistics Supervisor Salaries

Supply Chain
▲7%

▲1%


National Average
$51,000




Leadership
▼4%


Shipping
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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