Additionally, logistic assistants have more skills than just logistics, payroll, and distribution centers. Read about their personality traits here:
In order to accomplish your goal of becoming a logistic assistant, we've found that over half, 50.6% to be exact, of logistic assistants have a bachelor's degree. The good news is that it doesn't seem like more schooling than that is necessary with only 9.7% having master's degrees. While it's true that most logistic assistants have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every six logistic assistants did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those logistic assistants who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a supply chain management degree. Less commonly earned degrees for logistic assistants include a accounting degree or a management degree.
Now that you have your degree, you're ready to become a logistic assistant. So where do you start applying? According to our research, logistic assistants are mostly hired by Ansaldo STS USA, Cargill, and CorTech International. Now is a good time to apply as Ansaldo STS USA has 1 logistic assistants job openings, and there are 1 at Cargill and 1 at CorTech International.
If you're in it for the money, you'll want to apply for positions at Aldi, Esri, and Watts Water Technologies as that's where logistic assistants seem to make the most money. Let's take a closer look. At Aldi, the average logistic assistant salary is $56,995. Whereas at Esri, logistic assistants earn roughly $54,843. And at Watts Water Technologies, they make an average salary of $38,637. Before you get too excited over those salary numbers, you should make sure that securing a job at these companies is doable. For example, while Aldi has 0 job listings for logistic assistants, Esri and Watts Water Technologies have 0 and 1 job listings respectively.
Salaries aside, the most respected logistic assistants are working at Kellogg, BDP International, and US Army. By assessing which schools logistic assistants mainly earn their degrees, and comparing that with the companies that have hired a significant number of logistic assistants from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, we're able to determine the most prestigious companies.
In general, logistic assistants fulfill roles in the professional and retail industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the salaries for logistic assistants are the highest in the manufacturing industry with $35,578 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the transportation and retail industries only pay $33,699 and $31,297 respectively. This means that logistic assistants who are employed in the manufacturing industry make a whopping 0.0% more than logistic assistants who work in the automotive Industry.