Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary

The average Logistics Operations Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $42K 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. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Logistics Operations Coordinators. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,650 - $64,814
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,331
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$12.25 - $22.65
(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
$31,650 - $64,814  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,149  
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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$29,996 - $63,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $22.65  
   
Overtime
$18.69 - $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 - $5,149  
   
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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$29,996 - $63,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Logistics Operations Coordinators who advance into the role of a Logistics Manager are fairly uncommon. Logistics Managers on average earn $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


Survey results suggest that Logistics Operations Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Organizational Development, Logistics, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Logistics Operations Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $40K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $44K. Logistics Operations Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $54K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Logistics Operations Coordinators, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 22 percent greater than the national average. Logistics Operations Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and Irvine (+12 percent). Seattle is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 6 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (6 percent lower) and Columbus (4 percent lower).

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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
up arrow 1%

Organizational Development
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Logistics
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%
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