Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary

Logistics Operations Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $42K per year. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Logistics Operations Coordinators spread between $30K and $62K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. For the most part, Logistics Operations Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,641 - $63,945
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$64K
MEDIAN: $42,220
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$12.24 - $22.67
(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
$31,641 - $63,945  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,125  
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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$29,991 - $62,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $22.67  
   
Overtime
$18.66 - $35.38  
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 - $5,125  
   
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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$29,991 - $62,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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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 do not often transition into Logistics Manager roles. The role averages $61K per year. The most common next step for a Logistics Operations Coordinator is to become an Operations Manager or an Operations Supervisor. The former position pays an additional $17K per year on average, and the latter position pays $8K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics


Survey results imply that Logistics Operations Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Logistics, Organizational Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $40K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $44K. Logistics Operations Coordinators bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $54K.

Pay Difference by Location


Logistics Operations Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 21 percent. Logistics Operations Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and Irvine (+12 percent). Seattle is the lowest-paying area, 6 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Charlotte (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, 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
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$41,000

Inventory Management
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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