$101,145
Avg. Salary
$18.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,091

Bonus

$3,300

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Logistics Director is $18.30 per hour.

The average pay for a Logistics Director is $101,145 per year.

$11.65
10%
$18.30
50%
$26.26
90%
MEDIAN $18.30
$58k
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$101k
50%
$148k
90%
MEDIAN $101,145
$57,910 - $148,098
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MEDIAN: $101,145
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$11.65 - $26.26
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$0$166K
Salary $57,910 - $148,098
Bonus $1,726 - $29,755
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,380
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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$55,141 - $166,396
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 666
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $11.65 - $26.26
Hourly Tips $4.21
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$166K
Bonus $1,726 - $29,755
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,380
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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$55,141 - $166,396
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Logistics Director

Logistics directors are responsible for overseeing and approving logistics activities for their company. They are in charge of managing logistics tasks and leading a group of individuals to reduce costs and increase company profitability. These directors analyze previous logistics data to make changes to current logistics processes, as well as provide input into the development, implementation, and/or execution of processes to control labor scheduling. They use a personal computer to keep track of all transportation methods and write detailed reports based on the logistics results as well. Logistics directors generally report their progress to the logistics vice president.

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Logistics Director Tasks
  • Responsible for meeting financial and time benchmarks for delivering and receiving supplies and products.
  • Maintain relationships with carriers and track and analyze transit times, rates and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain distribution facilities and reports on key metrics from those facilities.
  • Document local and international regulations, policies, insurance coverage and tariff rates.
  • Design, develop, and manage software and physical systems to meeting shipping and tactical goals.

Common Career Paths for Logistics Director


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Logistics Directors who move on to become Logistics VPs may enjoy significant pay raises, as Logistics VPs get paid an average of $140K per year. Going from Logistics Director to Director of Operations is the transition that occurs most often in this field, and the average paycheck for Directors of Operations is $89K. Many others choose to work as VPs of Operations, where pay is typically $124K.

Logistics Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Logistics Director


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Supply Chain, Budget Management, Contract Negotiation, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 19 percent. Those listing Strategic Project Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Leadership and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Logistics are similarly competent in Project Management and Budget Management. Most people familiar with Operations Management also know Budget Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Director

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Logistics Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 176 salaries. A Logistics Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

14%

-3%

National Average: $106,771

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

With a pay rate for Logistics Directors that is 41 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Logistics Directors will also find cushy salaries in Cleveland (+35 percent), Detroit (+30 percent), Atlanta (+24 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). Logistics Directors in Salt Lake City report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 25 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

Logistics Director Reviews

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

Logistics Director in Houston:
"Stressful, thankless."
Pros: The people I work with
Cons: The leadership of the organizeation not understanding the important role logistics plus on the entire operation of the organization

Logistics Director in Novato:
"Fast paced, always changing, fast growing."
Pros: flexibility
Cons:

Logistics Director in Longmont:
"Great place with great people."
Pros: Weather and schools are great
Cons: Cost of living is increasing

Logistics Director in Pittsburgh:
"Bilingual Skills."
Learn Spanish.

Logistics Director in Mountain View:
"Caution on relocating."
Data integration is the key.

Logistics Director in Los Angeles:
"High Pressure."
Pros: The customers.
Cons: The struggles of unknown transportation issues and process of mass retail routing requirements.

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Key Stats for Logistics Director

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
39%

Experience Affects Logistics Director Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$107,000

▼15%

▼47%

Skills That Affect Logistics Director Salaries

Supply Chain
▲19%


Contract Negotiation
▲5%

National Average
$107,000

▼3%




Leadership
▼26%

Strategic Project Management
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%