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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. In the world of Logistics Operations Coordinators, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $30K and $63K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up a slight majority of Logistics Operations Coordinators (53 percent) survey respondents. For the most part, Logistics Operations Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,423 - $65,105
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,179
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$12.05 - $22.02
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$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$31,423 - $65,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,055  
Profit Sharing
$4.07 - $7,757  
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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$29,734 - $63,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $22.02  
   
Overtime
$17.53 - $33.49  
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 - $5,055  
   
Commission
$2,400 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$4.07 - $7,757  
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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$29,734 - $63,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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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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Logistics Operations Coordinators sometimes assume positions such as Logistics Managers. That role pays $61K per year on average. Logistics Operations Coordinators most often move into positions as Operations Managers or Operations Supervisors; those groups report median salaries that are $17K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


Logistics Operations Coordinators note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Organizational Development, Logistics, Project Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. 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.


For Logistics Operations Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $39K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $49K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Logistics Operations Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Logistics Operations Coordinators, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Logistics Operations Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), New York (+11 percent), Washington (+2 percent), and Chicago (+2 percent). Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

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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

Organizational Development
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Logistics
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Project Management
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Operations Management
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National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%