Logistics Supervisor Salary

Average Logistics Supervisors in the United States make around $53K annually. Total cash compensation to Logistics Supervisors approaches anywhere from $33K on the lower end to $72K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $9K from profit sharing. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and tenure are driving factors as well. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Logistics Supervisors. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Logistics Supervisors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,711 - $72,310
$39K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,758
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$12.55 - $24.01
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.12
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$0$72K
Salary $38,711 - $72,310
Bonus $0.00 - $7,964
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,415
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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$33,354 - $71,924
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 504
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.55 - $24.01
Hourly Tips $3.75
Overtime $18.53 - $34.87
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,964
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,415
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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$33,354 - $71,924
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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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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It is somewhat unusual to come across Logistics Supervisors who move on to become Logistics Managers, but it does happen from time to time, and the median salary for that position sits slightly higher at $61K.

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Popular Skills for Logistics Supervisor


Logistics Supervisors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Logistics, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Shipping, Customer Service, and Leadership. For most people, competency in Logistics indicates knowledge of Inventory Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 295 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Logistics Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 209 salaries. A Logistics Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,958

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

For those looking to make money, Logistics Supervisors in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Logistics Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+18 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), Detroit (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+14 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Indianapolis (14 percent lower) and Dallas (5 percent lower).

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.

Logistics Supervisor in Muskego:
"Manage logistics."
Pros: The staff.
Cons: The hours.

Logistics Supervisor in Minneapolis:
"Curiousity."
Pros: Has a great atmosphere and work environment.
Cons: Work/ life balance and underpaid.

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Key Stats for Logistics Supervisor

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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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
▲8%

▲2%



National Average
$51,000



Leadership
▼4%


Shipping
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%
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