An average Logistics Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $53K annually. Total cash compensation to Logistics Supervisors bottoms out near $35K and approaches $72K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $19K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Logistics Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,358 - $72,129
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$38K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,089
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$12.71 - $24.86
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$13
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,358 - $72,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,900  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,392  
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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$34,787 - $72,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.71 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$18.41 - $36.62  
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 - $7,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,392  
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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$34,787 - $72,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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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Logistics Supervisors often end up in upper-level roles like Logistics Manager. Logistics Managers bring home $61K annually on average.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Supervisor


Survey results imply that Logistics Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in People Management, Inventory Management, Supply Chain, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service and Shipping. Those proficient in Logistics are, more often than not, 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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 $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $56K in this role. As Logistics Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $60K.

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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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Experience Affects Logistics Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Logistics Supervisor Salaries



Supply Chain
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National Average
$52,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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