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Logistics Supervisor Salary

For Logistics Supervisors, yearly average wages total $53K annually. In the world of Logistics Supervisors, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $74K at the top; this can include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Logistics Supervisors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Logistics Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,713 - $73,530
(Median)
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53K
62K
74K
MEDIAN: $52,967
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$12.12 - $23.90
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,713 - $73,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,762  
Profit Sharing
$482.88 - $14,094  
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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$35,350 - $74,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $23.90  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,762  
   
Profit Sharing
$482.88 - $14,094  
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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$35,350 - $74,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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

  • Complete paperwork including work orders, shipping orders, and inventory.
  • Supervise loading, unloading and distribution of packages, including worker schedules.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Supervisor


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For Logistics Supervisors, advancing into a Logistics Manager role, where the median salary is $61K, is not typical but is also not out of the question.

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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, People Management, and Logistics are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 6 percent. Most people skilled in Logistics are similarly competent 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $49K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Logistics Supervisors in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Logistics Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+8 percent) and New York (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver.

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Experience Affects Logistics Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Supervisor Salaries


Supply Chain
up arrow 6%

People Management
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Logistics
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National Average
$52,000

Inventory Control
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Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%