Sr. Logistics Analyst Salary
Senior Logistics Analysts in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $72K per year on average but can range from $49K to $106K per year. Total cash compensation for Senior Logistics Analysts runs from $49K to $106K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Senior Logistics Analysts survey respondents are men (75 percent). Job satisfaction for Senior Logistics Analysts is high. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Sr. Logistics Analyst
Senior logistics analyst positions are common in a wide variety of industries, typically within companies that provide services or products in a highly competitive environment. These positions usually require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a business or engineering field, or another relevant field. Many positions also require a project management professional (PMP) certification, while some specialized fields may have other requirements. Work experience requirements depend on the specific position, but as a senior title, these openings often require 10 or more years of experience in a similar position.Read More...
Basic duties performed by senior logistics analysts revolve around collecting data on business operations related to logistics. This includes research for the development and evaluation of existing systems, procedures, and models. Using technology such as modeling, the employee generates reports and feedback about current practices and how to optimize them. This process includes creating documentation and analytics reports to provide management with details necessary to make decisions. Some positions may also require specialized tasks for industry-specific analysis as well.
Individuals in this position generally work independently, but they must communicate and collaborate with other departments and managers on a regular basis. The work environment is typically an indoor office setting, but some teleconferencing and travel to remote locations may be necessary.
Sr. Logistics Analyst Tasks
- Analyze and study the distribution and network, and model the process.
- Develop logistics plans and policies for efficient distribution and allocation.
- Coordinate with vendors to obtain the necessary quality of supplies in good time.
- Ensure the flow of supplies and goods meets legal, safety, and contractual requirements.
- Conduct obsolescence and sustainability studies on particular supplies or goods.
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Popular Skills for Sr. Logistics Analyst
Senior Logistics Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Project Management, Logistics Support Analysis, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Business Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Logistics and Microsoft Excel also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Logistics Analyst
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Senior Logistics Analysts, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $66K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $71K. Senior Logistics Analysts see a median salary of $81K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $90K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.