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Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary

The average Logistics Operations Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $43K per year. Final cash compensation to Logistics Operations Coordinators varies from around $30K to approximately $63K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $8K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Logistics Operations Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Logistics Operations Coordinators (54 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,551 - $64,758
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$32K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,509
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$12.20 - $22.60
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,551 - $64,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,185  
Profit Sharing
$4.00 - $7,891  
Commission
$2,400 - $10,000  
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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$29,873 - $63,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $22.60  
   
Overtime
$18.47 - $35.31  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,185  
   
Commission
$2,400 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$4.00 - $7,891  
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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$29,873 - $63,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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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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Though it's uncommon, some Logistics Operations Coordinators move into roles as Logistics Managers, where pay is an average $61K per year. Career advancement for the typical Logistics Operations Coordinator often leads to becoming an Operations Manager or an Operations Supervisor; median salaries in these positions are $17K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


Logistics Operations Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Logistics, Organizational Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people who know 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 a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Logistics Operations Coordinators see a median income of $40K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $44K. Logistics Operations Coordinators bring in $49K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $60K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Pay Difference by Location


For Logistics Operations Coordinators, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Logistics Operations Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and New York (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 9 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Seattle (8 percent lower) and Columbus (6 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



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%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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