$63,674
Avg. Salary
$18.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,107

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

$7,000

The average pay for a Logistics Manager is $18.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Logistics Manager is $63,674 per year.

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MEDIAN $63,674
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$0$97K
Salary $41,247 - $95,051
Bonus $485 - $13,116
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
Commission $805 - $21,243
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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$38,872 - $97,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,686
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.41 - $29.02
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $17.17 - $41.12
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $485 - $13,116
Commission $805 - $21,243
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,137
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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$38,872 - $97,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 663

Job Description for Logistics Manager

Companies which ship goods, parts, and commodities from location to location as part of their regular operations define this transportation aspect of the business as logistics. A logistics manager is typically a middle manager in charge of discrete teams or regions within a larger logistics operation of a business, and they typically have supervisory duties, make employment decisions, and create and work within approved budgets. The logistics manager will typically oversee a large group of employees and receive reports from various team leaders involved in warehouse, loading, and shipping operations. In many companies, the logistics manager in turn reports to a director-level executive in logistics or operations.

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Logistics Manager Tasks

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution of raw materials and supplies within an organization.
  • Ensure that customer supply needs are met.
  • Oversee financial transactions related to logistics.
  • Manage logistics staff.

Logistics Manager Pay By Employer

$0$150K

U.S. Army
51 profiles
$73,605

$71,724

$64,138

$63,953

U.S. Navy
18 profiles
$82,122

$61,878

$52,555

DSC Logistics
12 profiles
$56,492

$38,934

$122,461

Common Career Paths for Logistics Manager


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Logistics Managers who advance into the role of a Director of Supply Chain Management are fairly uncommon. Directors of Supply Chain Management on average earn $122K per year. A Logistics Director role is the most common promotion for Logistics Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $104K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Logistics Managers is a Business Manager of Logistics position, where earnings are usually $61K.

Logistics Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Logistics Manager


Logistics Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Contract Negotiation, Supply Chain, and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Shipping. It is often found that people who know Logistics are also skilled in Leadership and Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Manager

Pay by Experience for a Logistics Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Logistics Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 945 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Logistics Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 910 salaries. An experienced Logistics Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 1,076 salaries. A Logistics Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 533 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,565

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

For Logistics Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 41 percent greater than the national average. Logistics Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+22 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), Miami (+13 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Louisville is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average. Employers in Charlotte and Austin also lean toward paying below-median salaries (9 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Logistics Manager Advice

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

Logistics Manager in Dallas:
"Learn how to handle the stress levels."
Learn to be very creative, when working in this field.

Logistics Manager in Portland:
"Tedious and corporate culture."
Pros: Flexibility. Casual. Hands off management.
Cons: Hands off management means no one knows or seems to care about what is going on here, this is specific to my company, though.

Logistics Manager in Florida:
Pros: The stress level is next to nothing compared to the retail world.
Cons: The company is split into an east and west. Because of this communication has not been the best.

Logistics Manager in Minneapolis:
"Patience and Grace."
It takes many years to prepare for a position as a logistics manager; it represents the collective wisdom of several sub-disciplines (e.g., training, technical writing, logistics engineering, packaging and transportation, and reliability). Those who take the time to master this body of knowledge will be equipped to achieve great things; those who attempt to fast track through the journey, will do more harm than good and ultimately end their career early.

Logistics Manager in St. Louis:
"What the company had to offer."
Look into the company and see what is has to offer.

Logistics Manager in Addison:
Treat people with the respect and you will get that back from them.

Logistics Manager in Jefferson City:
"You will Make The Grade."
Learn as much about the operations as possible and communicate with your employees.

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Key Stats for Logistics Manager

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 959 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Logistics Manager Salaries

▲24%

▲10%

National Average
$63,000

▼1%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Logistics Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 959 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 16%