Logistics Coordinator Salary

U.S. Army is a desirable employer for Logistics Coordinators where the median salary comes in around $78K, beating the field's national median of $44K annually. Logistics Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. (+$53K), NFI Industries Inc (+$46K), and Kuehne & Nagel (+$43K). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$32,100 - $62,414
$32K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,836
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$13.01 - $22.83
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MEDIAN: $17.16
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$0$62K
Salary $32,100 - $62,414
Bonus $495.34 - $6,217
Profit Sharing $351.96 - $9,967
Commission $1,192 - $22,510
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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$29,934 - $58,982
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,845
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.01 - $22.83
Overtime $18.84 - $34.53
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $495.34 - $6,217
Commission $1,192 - $22,510
Profit Sharing $351.96 - $9,967
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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$29,934 - $58,982
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,541

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Job Description for Logistics Coordinator

A logistics coordinator may be in charge of overseeing a wide variety of events and projects. In some cases, they will oversee the patient care logistics in hospitals and the disposal of hazardous waste. Other times, the coordinator will be in charge of coordinating events for their company.

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Logistics Coordinator Tasks

  • Coordinate and communicate with external parties to ensure acquisition and delivery of shipments.
  • Ensure shipping compliance with state, federal, and international regulations.
  • Investigate and recommend optimal shipping options and coordinate with vendors.
  • Develop positive relationships with freight and external logistics companies.
  • Lead weekly logistics status meetings to inform stakeholders.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Coordinator


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There are some Logistics Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Supply Chain Managers, where earnings are an average $82K annually. Logistics Managers or Operations Managers are common next-step roles for Logistics Coordinators moving up in their careers; annual pay for Logistics Managers is $20K higher on average, and it's $18K higher for Operations Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Coordinator

Popular Skills for Logistics Coordinator


Logistics Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Data Analysis, and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service and Data Entry. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 2,034 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 997 salaries. An experienced Logistics Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 642 salaries. A Logistics Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 205 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,379

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

For those looking to make money, Logistics Coordinators in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Logistics Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+13 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), Chicago (+10 percent), and New York (+6 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Jacksonville. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami (9 percent lower) and San Diego (6 percent lower).

Logistics Coordinator Reviews

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

Logistics Coordinator in Evanston:
Pros: Great insurance plans and weekly free lunches. Close to home.
Cons: Lack upward mobility, racism, and not able to work remotely.

Logistics Coordinator in Pittsburgh:
"Casual coporate culture."
Pros: Casual culture, retail discount, project management.
Cons: Long days, long commute, low pay, poor management.

Logistics Coordinator in New York:
"Perks for Logistics Coordinator."
Pros: Interfacing with many people.
Cons: No opportunities for growth within the company.

Logistics Coordinator in Inglewood:
"Very busy."
Pros: I like the hours, the people, the freedom that most jobs don't have.
Cons: My wages, there's too many responsibilities and the pay is too low.

Logistics Coordinator in Winchester:
"Stressful."
Pros: My own personal office desk.
Cons: I feel unappreciated and underpaid.

Logistics Coordinator in Winchester:
"Stressful and unappreciated as well as under paid."
Pros: I have my own personal desk and work area.
Cons: Pay is to low.

Logistics Coordinator in Kinston:
"The challenge."
Pros: The thing I like most about my job is no two days are ever the same. Each day presents new challenges and presents learning opportunities.
Cons: The strike guidelines under which we have to work.

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Key Stats for Logistics Coordinator

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 636 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Logistics Coordinator Salaries

▲22%

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$41,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Logistics Coordinator Salaries

▲8%



▲2%



▼0%

▼0%



National Average
$41,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

▼3%

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 636 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 17%
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