Salary for Logistics Engineers

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Also known as:  Logistician, Logistics Analyst, Logistics Coordinator, Logistics Planner, Logistics Specialist helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Logistics engineers examine the logistics processes of their place of employment, including costs incurred, transportation, and the use of technology to aid the logistics process. By observing areas in need of improvement and making recommendations for the inclusion of technology such as intelligent conveyor systems and web-based warehousing software, they help to contain the costs incurred by the logistics process. Logistics engineers often direct the work of a team of logistics analysts, as well as reviewing contractual commitments and proposing logistics solutions for customers. The majority of individuals in this occupation have Master's or Bachelor's degrees, although a four year degree is not a requirement for this occupation.

A Logistics Engineer will most likely earn wages that can range from $44,190 and $122,580 depending on experience and education levels. can get wages of seventy-nine thousand eight hundred and thirty dollars yearly.

obtain the most salary in District of Columbia, where they receive salary pay of about $97,890. People in this career are compensated at the highest average salary in Finance and Insurance, where they can get an average job salary of $93,150.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.83 percent nationwide in that time.


Logistics Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
Public Administration
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Health Care and Social Assistance
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Transportation and Warehousing
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing