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Average Logistics Specialist Salary

$51,083
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,052
Bonus
$6,104
Commission
$2,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Logistics Specialist is $51,083.
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$35k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$76k
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$35k - $76k
Bonus
$493 - $8k
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$695 - $8k
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$2k - $59k
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$30k - $71k
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What Do Logistics Specialists Do?

Logistics Specialist Tasks
  • Manage the shipments and transport of goods.
  • Create, coordinate and complete shipments of goods between their company and vendors or customers.

Job Satisfaction for Logistics Specialist

3.8 out of 5
(458)
Highly Satisfied
34Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Logistics Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Logistics Specialist are from the companies U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $56,059. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Allyn International Services Inc., earning around $53,000 and $45,600, respectively. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around $37,125. U.S. Army and U.S. Navy also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $39,228 and $42,979, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Logistics Specialists?

Skills in Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Shipping, Customer Service and Logistics.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Logistics Specialists?

An entry-level Logistics Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,277 based on 108 salaries. An early career Logistics Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,285 based on 880 salaries. A mid-career Logistics Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,234 based on 568 salaries. An experienced Logistics Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,935 based on 479 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,229.
Employees with Logistics Specialist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (10.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,289 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
38.4%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
20.9%
Late Career
11.1%