Salary for Logistics Engineers

Also known as:  Logistician, Logistics Analyst, Logistics Coordinator, Logistics Planner, Logistics Specialist helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

Master the art of closing deals and making placements. Take our Recruiter Certification Program today. We're SHRM certified. Learn at your own pace during this 12-week program. Access over 20 courses. Great for those who want to break into recruiting, or recruiters who want to further their career.


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 can expect an average pay level in a range of 56000 to 84000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Logistics Engineers will usually earn an average pay level of Seventy One Thousand Three Hundred dollars annually.

Logistics Engineers can get the best compensation in the District of Columbia, where they get job pay of close to about $88970. People in this category of job can obtain the highest pay in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they earn pay of $88270.

Are you an aspiring logistics engineer? Want a new opportunity where you can earn a higher salary? Create your free logistics engineer job alert today and take control of your future.
The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Logistics Engineer, please select your state.
Recruiter makes it easy to find out about new jobs for logistics engineers. Create your job alert and learn about new openings in your area.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.16 percent nationwide in that time.
Logistics Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $88,270
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $84,640
Construction $82,720
Public Administration $79,920
Utilities $78,350
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $72,470
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $58,820
Health Care and Social Assistance $61,040
Transportation and Warehousing $61,110
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $62,720
Other Services (except Public Administration) $63,010
Educational Services $64,680