Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary (United States)

More than half of Logistics Operations Coordinators are relatively junior in their careers, reporting less than five years' experience and an average income of $40,748 annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $29,528 to $63,520 per year. Overall cash allowance, which can include more than $5,118 from bonuses and close to $9,500 from profit sharing—generally runs from $31,197 to $65,278. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; most receive both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary (?
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$31,197 - $65,278
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Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,197 - $65,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,118  
Profit Sharing
$4.10 - $9,500  
Commission
$4,913 - $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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$29,528 - $63,520  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $21.74  
   
Overtime
$17.78 - $34.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,118  
   
Commission
$4,913 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$4.10 - $9,500  
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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$29,528 - $63,520  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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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 transition into Logistics Managers are seldom found, but they do earn an extra $19,730 per year. Logistics Operations Coordinators most often move into positions as Operations Managers or Operations Supervisors, where they can expect an extra $17,565 or $7,686 per year.

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Popular Skills for Operations Coordinator, Logistics

Professional skills reported by Logistics Operations Coordinators are few in number. Project Management and Organizational Development are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent respectively. 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.
For Logistics Operations Coordinators, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. At career start, salaries are typically $39K, which grow to $44K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $49K after 10 to 20 years. Though minimal, Logistics Operations Coordinators continue to experience salary development even after two decades, and pay is estimated at $58K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 16 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than five. Most of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$41,000
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Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Logistics Operations Coordinators, 22 percent higher than the national average. San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Logistics Operations Coordinators earning around 21 percent, 10 percent, 3 percent, and 1 percent more than average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Charlotte, 3 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salaries

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Skills That Affect Operations Coordinator, Logistics Salaries

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$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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