Logistics Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$44,000
$29,000
$44,000
$66,000
Logistics specialists in the United States make an average salary of $44,153 per year or $21.23 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $29,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $66,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out retail, technology, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Maine, Alaska, Washington, and Maryland provide the highest logistics specialist salaries.
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Map of Logistics Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Logistics Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Logistics Specialist Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Massachusetts, Maine and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for logistics specialists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Minnesota, North Dakota, and Kansas.

Average Logistics Specialist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a logistics specialist, being employed by a company such as Google or McKinsey & Company would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hess and AT&T also report highly competitive salaries for logistics specialists.

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Average Logistics Specialist Pay By Industry

Logistics specialist salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with retail, technology, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a logistics specialist can make a yearly salary of $51,778 while working for retail companies. All the while, other logistics specialists are making $46,580 at technology companies and $46,217 at manufacturing companies. One industry logistics specialists may want to avoid is the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $38,752.

Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$51,778
$52k
Technology
Technology
$46,580
$47k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$46,217
$46k
Finance
Finance
$46,172
$46k
Transportation
Transportation
$40,308
$40k
Government
Government
$38,752
$39k

Logistics Specialist Salary History

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Logistics Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a logistics specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Logistics Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Logistics (Bachelor's Required ST YR)
Logistics (Bachelor's Required ST YR)
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$57,000
$57,000
07/30/2020
Lead Logistics Specialist
Lead Logistics Specialist
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$37,566
$37,566
07/29/2020
The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$36,523
$36,523
07/27/2020
Logistics Specialist (Food Manufacturing Industry)
Logistics Specialist (Food Manufacturing Industry)
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$52,175
$52,175
07/22/2020
The Hire Firm
The Hire Firm
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$41,740
$41,740
07/17/2020
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$55,000
$55,000
07/10/2020
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/10/2020
The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
Logistics Specialist
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/29/2020
Greenstate Credit Union
Greenstate Credit Union
Maintenance Logistics Specialist II
Maintenance Logistics Specialist II
Maintenance Logistics Specialist II
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$30,888
$30,888
06/29/2020
Shipping/Receiving Logistics Specialist
Shipping/Receiving Logistics Specialist
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$35,479
$35,479
06/23/2020