Median pay for Logistics Operations Coordinators in the United States is around $43K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Logistics Operations Coordinators. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Logistics Operations Coordinators (59 percent) survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$33,054 - $61,451
(Median)
$33K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,738
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90%

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$12.97 - $23.66
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$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,054 - $61,451  
   
Bonus
$392.13 - $7,765  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$-0.50 - $19,866  
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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$30,818 - $60,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 417
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $23.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$19.12 - $38.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$392.13 - $7,765  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$30,818 - $60,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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 not the most common occurrence, Logistics Operations Coordinators sometimes become Logistics Managers, where the average income is $61K per year. When Logistics Operations Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Operations Managers or Operations Supervisors. Those roles pay an additional $17K and $7K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


Logistics Operations Coordinators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Customer Relationship Management and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Management. Most people experienced in 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. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $46K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Logistics Operations Coordinators make a median salary of $49K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $50K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,183

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 33 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 Philadelphia (+19 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), Irvine (+9 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). Jacksonville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Columbus (14 percent lower) and Charlotte (7 percent lower).

Operations Coordinator, Logistics Reviews

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

Operations Coordinator, Logistics in Plymouth:
"Current Job Review."
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




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 20%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Logistics
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$42,000

Organizational Development
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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