Want a career in the trucking industry, but don’t want to be a driver? A career in logistics may just be the ideal choice for you, and Coyote Logistics has plenty of opportunities for job seekers. Serving over 14,000 customers in multiple industries and boasting a network of 40,000 carriers, Coyote is quickly growing to become a leader in the industry.
The question is: how much do they pay?
Salary may not be everything, but it’s certainly an important factor. Let’s take a closer look at the average Coyote Logistics salary and what they offer in terms of job openings.
Coyote Transportation Careers
Whether you work in IT, sales or HR, Coyote has a job opening for you.
Currently, Coyote has positions available in: Sales, IT, Supply Chain and HR, and these positions are available in a number of different locations throughout the country.
- National Sales Account Manager
- LTL Pricing Analyst
- Driver Services Representative
- Server Support Administrator
- IT Auditor
- UI Designer
- Desktop Support Technician
- Quality Assurance Tester
- .NET Software Engineer
- Service Desk Analyst
- Analyst, Supply Chain Engineering
- Payroll Specialist
Coyote has a number of open positions, but you’ll be facing stiff competition when applying. After all, people love working for the company. It has been named a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune for 6+ years, and was ranked the fourth-best digital company by Built in Chicago.
Part of the reason why employees are happy is that they are paid well. The other part? They do their job well, and they treat their employees with respect. It’s no wonder their recent UPS merger was welcomed with open arms.
But enough about job openings and mergers – let’s get down to the nitty-gritty: salary.
Coyote Logistics Pay Scale
How much can you expect to earn when working at Coyote? Naturally, that will depend on the position you apply for.
Coyote doesn’t divulge any salary information on their website or on their job listings, but we were able to gather information from Glassdoor.com.
National Account Manager: $42,990
A National Account Manager focuses on the brokerage aspect of Coyote’s business. Your goal is to help customers find the most cost-effective way to move their inventory by finding and offering logistics solutions. You’ll work in a team environment, but you’ll be required to create and manage your own portfolio of client accounts.
Driver Services Representative: $12.46 an Hour
The Coyote trucking network consists of 40,000 carriers. Your job as a driver services representative is to provide excellent customer service to drivers, and help them along from pickup to the end delivery.
Strategic Services Supply Chain Engineer: $136,173
As part of the company’s Supply Chain Engineering team, you’ll be responsible for creating, selling and implementing Coyote’s non-transactional logistics services.
- Coyote Logistics Load Board Coordinator: $41,201
- Customer Sales: $43,798
- Intern: $13.10/hour
- Account Executive: $40,578
- Operations Lead: $51,216
- Business Analyst: $63,653
What’s it Like to Work for Coyote?
Coyote Logistics has a reputation for hiring young workers, which is great news if you’re fresh out of college, but they also hire experienced workers who have what it takes to succeed in the field.
Employees love working for Coyote.
Here’s what some workers had to say:
- Productive and team oriented
- Fun place to work
- Fun workplace
- Solid company
- Fun young company with great environment
Of course, Coyote isn’t perfect (no company is). Some claim that the company forces the sales team to work 50+ hours a week including weekends, but we have not been able to verify this information.
As far as benefits go, employees say that the company offers the following:
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- HSA (Health Savings Account)
- Disability insurance
- Life insurance
- 401(k) plan
- Maternity and paternity leave
- Performance bonuses
- Stock purchase plan
- Sick days
- Family medical leave
- Bereavement leave
- Paid holidays
- Paid vacation
The company also offers free lunch, a gym membership and hosts company social events. All of these perks add up to a fun and productive work environment. Job training and professional development are available to help you advance your career and move up in the company.
Make no mistake about it, Coyote pays well, but they also expect a lot from their employees. The company maintains a “no excuses” policy when it comes to customer service, and they strive to ensure that all employees put their best foot forward at all times. Despite their young and laid-back environment, they do push all team members to work to their full potential at all times.
Coyote Logistics Services
Coyote may not have its own fleet of trucks and drivers, but its logistics services play a major role in helping over 40,000 carriers move shipments from point A to point B.
Currently, the company offers the following truckload services:
- Dry van
- Project freight
- Cross-border solutions
With advanced solutions, Coyote has made a name for itself in the industry. And they’ve caught the attention of the media, which was named the company one of the top businesses to work for in Chicago.
Whether you’re a tech nerd, sales guru or supply chain engineer, Coyote has an opportunity for you – and a salary that you’ll be happy to write home about. But you should be prepared to continually push yourself to do your best and to be at the top of your game at all times when working for this fast-growing company.