Entry-Level Logistics Supervisor Salary

An average Entry-Level Logistics Supervisor can expect to take home roughly $50K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Logistics Supervisors bottoms out near $30K and approaches $64K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $12K from profit sharing. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Logistics Supervisors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,884 - $64,179
$36K
$50K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,585
10%
50%
90%

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$12.14 - $21.97
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,884 - $64,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $11,920  
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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$30,270 - $64,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $21.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.75  
Overtime
$17.89 - $35.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$151.01 - $11,920  
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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$30,270 - $64,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,377

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Logistics Supervisors in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Logistics Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent).

Logistics Supervisor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Logistics Supervisor in Flint:
"Knowledge in different scrap metals & alloys."
Be prepared to work in a very fast-paced environment. Know & have experience in resolving difficult problems that frequently occur when scheduling trucks, especially if they are traveling long distances. You must be prepared to solve issues in a very quick manner, especially when a truck you schedule has an issue so as not to cost your company extra money. Prepare yourself, or have some experience with a high volume of phone calls/emails on a daily basis. Study good skills on phone/email etiquette, there are seminars available to improve skills in these matters. Be prepared to schedule delivery appointments for the trucks destination, and keep in contact with the person in charge of these appointments until the truck has delivered your product. High customer service skills are an absolute MUST when in this position, as most of your time will be spent on the phone and dealing with truck driver's. People can be extremely difficult, and you must have confidence to handle them.

Logistics Supervisor in Flint:
"Scrap Metal Recycling."
Never jump into this type of position without some experience. Learn as much as possible about semi trucks.

Key Stats for Logistics Supervisor

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Logistics Supervisor Salaries

Operations Management
▲4%

Logistics
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

People Management
▼2%

Inventory Control
▼5%

Inventory Management
▼10%

Customer Service
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 15%