$68,872
Avg. Salary
$16.65
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,068

Bonus

$2,300

Profit Sharing

$12,208

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation is $16.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation is $68,872 per year.

10%
$11.26
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$16.65
50%
$26.81
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90%
MEDIAN $16.65
10%
$41k
10%
$69k
50%
$101k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $68,872
$41,269 - $100,869
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MEDIAN: $68,872
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$0$105K
Salary $41,269 - $100,869
Bonus $509 - $15,904
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,635
Commission $12,208
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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$32,524 - $105,356
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 524
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $11.26 - $26.81
Overtime $15.57 - $38.08
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $509 - $15,904
Commission $12,208
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,635
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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$32,524 - $105,356
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

Job Description for Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation

Business managers specializing in logistics, inventory, distribution, and transportation are responsible for overseeing, planning, and executing the delivery of their company's goods and services to clients in an efficient and timely manner. These managers' responsibilities include overseeing all personnel in transportation and ensuring delivery plans are properly executed; this often includes route planning, so understanding the geography of relevant routes is essential. Responsibilities also include allocating funding and resources, as well as monitoring costs and negotiating contracts. Additionally, this manager must keep track of inventory and requests. They should also have strong communication skills to effectively communicate with clients, employees, and businesses.

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Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Tasks
  • Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
  • Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
  • Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.

Common Career Paths for Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation


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Logistics Business Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Logistics Director, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $104K per year.

Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Job Listings

Popular Skills for Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation


Survey results show that Logistics Business Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Contract Negotiation and Logistics are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Logistics also know Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation

Pay by Experience for a Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 138 salaries. A Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

18%

10%

-8%

National Average: $63,418

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

With a pay rate for Logistics Business Managers that is 41 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Logistics Business Managers will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+41 percent), Charlotte (+38 percent), Chicago (+26 percent), and New York (+21 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Logistics Business Managers in San Diego earning a whopping 28 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Antonio and Pittsburgh (10 percent lower).

Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation?

Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation in Cincinnati:
"Things to do, city culture, traffic/commute, cost of living."
Pros: Small town, big town feel.
Cons: Weather.

Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation in Golden:
"Find your passion."
If you are passionate about your job, everything else will come with time.

Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation in Crawfordsville:
"On the other side."
Pros: Being able to help a company succeed with my skill set.
Cons: Long hours.

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Key Stats for Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salaries

▲23%

▲15%

National Average
$63,000

▼11%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲40%

▲2%

National Average
$63,000

Operations Management
▼3%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 17%