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Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary

Earnings for Logistics Operations Coordinators in the United States come in at around $43K per year on average. In the world of Logistics Operations Coordinators, overall income ranges from $30K near the bottom to $63K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. 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 (55 percent) survey respondents. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,530 - $64,926
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,584
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$12.09 - $22.75
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
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
$31,530 - $64,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,188  
Profit Sharing
$4.03 - $7,830  
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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$29,889 - $63,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 456
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$18.45 - $36.00  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,188  
   
Commission
$2,400 - $10,000  
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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$29,889 - $63,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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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Though some Logistics Operations Coordinators move into positions like Logistics Manager (where the average salary is $61K), this progression is not the norm. Typical career progression for a Logistics Operations Coordinator involves becoming an Operations Manager or an Operations Supervisor, roles that pay $17K more and $8K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


Logistics Operations Coordinators only 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. It is often found that people who know Logistics are also skilled in 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Logistics Operations Coordinators make a median salary of $50K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $61K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Logistics Operations Coordinators, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 21 percent above the national average. Logistics Operations Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Columbus is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 7 percent. Workers in Seattle and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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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
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Project Management
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National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%