Logistics Analyst Salary

Pay for Logistics Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $56K annually. Cash earnings for Logistics Analysts — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $39K to approximately $80K. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Logistics Analysts is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,517 - $81,540
$42K
$56K
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MEDIAN: $56,016
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$14.56 - $29.93
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$0$81K
Salary $41,517 - $81,540
Bonus $0.00 - $6,114
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,018
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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$39,150 - $80,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 735
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.56 - $29.93
Overtime $20.28 - $43.00
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,114
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,018
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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$39,150 - $80,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 152

Job Description for Logistics Analyst

Logistics is a catch-all term used by businesses to describe the means by which they get their goods or services to market. A logistics analyst studies all aspects of this supply chain, from manufacturing capacities to storage facilities (and, with perishable goods, shelf life) to shipping and distribution. Usually, logistics analysts are employed by larger companies, which charge them with adjusting the supply chain in such a way that it operates at peak efficiency.

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Logistics Analyst Tasks

  • Support negotiations with vendors, carriers and suppliers, providing information and analyses as needed.
  • Maintain databases, including their structure, input, and accuracy.
  • Conduct data mining and data analysis to find trends, patterns and opportunities.
  • Collect data from internal and external sources, verifying its accuracy.
  • Analyze carrier bids, rates, costs, and tariffs to identify savings or best options.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Analyst


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Logistics Analysts who advance into the role of a Logistics Program Manager are fairly uncommon. Logistics Program Managers on average earn $76K per year. When Logistics Analysts are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Senior Logistics Analysts or Logistics Managers. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $6K, respectively.

Logistics Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Analyst


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Logistics Analysts include Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Lockheed Martin Corp, Penske Logistics, Caci International Inc, and Northrop Grumman Corporation. The biggest paychecks can be found at Northrop Grumman Corporation — the median salary there is $71K. Also paying near the top of the field are The Home Depot Inc. at $65K, BAE Systems Inc. at $62K, and Lockheed Martin Corp, where Logistics Analysts annually earn $57K.

Logistics Analysts will find the worst pay at Penske Logistics, where the median salary crawls in at $46K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $56K, leaving little room for growth. C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, and Caci International Inc are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($47K, $51K, and $52K respectively).

Popular Skills for Logistics Analyst


Survey results imply that Logistics Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in SQL, Logistics Support Analysis, Supply Chain, and SAP Enterprise Resource Planning are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 6 percent. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those familiar with Data Analysis also tend to know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 436 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 240 salaries. An experienced Logistics Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 204 salaries. A Logistics Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,816

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

Stafford offers some of the highest pay in the country for Logistics Analysts, 38 percent above the national average. Logistics Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Huntsville (+31 percent), Washington (+24 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Atlanta (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cleveland, which sits 30 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers in Greenville and Boston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (28 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Logistics Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Logistics Analyst?

Logistics Analyst in Newark:
"Challenging."
Pros: Learning alot, challenging, resolving issues.
Cons: Underpaid and overworked.

Logistics Analyst in Singapore:
"Fast Pace."
Pros: Working to improve the integration of processes and people.
Cons: The various office politics that hinder a smooth work completion.

Logistics Analyst in Fort Worth:
"Entry Level Logistics Analyst."
Pros: I like the fact that my degree will be put to good use soon.
Cons: I dislike the fact that my degree isn't directly being put to use yet.

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Key Stats for Logistics Analyst

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Logistics Analyst Salaries

▲22%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Logistics Analyst Salaries


SQL
▲6%

▲4%



Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight
▲1%

Logistics
▼0%

Microsoft Access
▼0%

National Average
$55,000




Customer Service
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%