Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary

Logistics Operations Coordinators in the United States take home an average $42K per year. Total incomes of Logistics Operations Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $62K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Logistics Operations Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women Logistics Operations Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,733 - $63,977

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$12.25 - $22.63

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,733 - $63,977  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,129  
Profit Sharing
$4.03 - $7,830  
Commission
$5,896 - $10,174  
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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$30,042 - $62,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 468
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $22.63  
   
Overtime
$18.64 - $35.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,129  
   
Commission
$5,896 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$4.03 - $7,830  
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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$30,042 - $62,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
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Job Description for Operations Coordinator, Logistics

Logistics operations coordinators are responsible for establishing and maintaining an efficient transportation and shipping network. The two primary areas under their control are warehousing and transportation. They work with warehouse supervisors to ensure that materials are stored in an efficient manner and can be retrieved quickly when needed. They maintain proper inventory levels in the appropriate locations to prevent shortages, which slow or prevent shipments, and overstocking, which wastes storage space. Logistics operations coordinators manage relationships with outside delivery services to ensure timely shipment and delivery of goods. If an organization work internationally, they may be responsible for coordinating with customs, obtaining permits, working with regulatory agencies, maintaining relationships with customs agents, and ensuring packages and shipments comply with import/export laws. In all of their duties, logistics coordinators are responsible for developing efficient processes to improve delivery speed and reduce costs.

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Operations Coordinator, Logistics Tasks

  • Coordinate with off-site logistics centers, suppliers, and vendors to meet deadlines and track all shipments.
  • Establish and maintain logistics procedures and systems, and ensure compliance with regulations and laws.
  • Process orders and ensure shipments meet schedules, supervising the procurement of materials and supplies.
  • Develop and maintain operational reports, analyzing existing distribution networks to identify opportunities to reduce costs.

Common Career Paths for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


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While Logistics Operations Coordinators do not often become Logistics Managers, the job pays $61K per year on average. A common career progression for a Logistics Operations Coordinator is to become an Operations Manager or an Operations Supervisor. Compared to Logistics Operations Coordinators, the first group earns $17K more on average, and the second group earns $8K more.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


Logistics Operations Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Logistics, Organizational Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Most people familiar with Logistics also know Organizational Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Coordinator, Logistics

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


Logistics Operations Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $40K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $44K. Logistics Operations Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. 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 $54K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Logistics Operations Coordinators in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Logistics Operations Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+15 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), Irvine (+12 percent), and Boston (+9 percent). Seattle ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average. Atlanta and Charlotte are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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What is it like working as an Operations Coordinator, Logistics?

Operations Coordinator, Logistics in Plymouth:
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Pros: - Track Completions. - Manage and lead groups. - Busy and I multi-task all day. - Never bored. - The company is great to work for.
Cons: - Too busy and expectations of this job and completing tasks by due dates are unrealistic.

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Experience Affects Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salaries

Operations Management
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Logistics
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Organizational Development
0%

National Average
$41,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 19%
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