First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Salary

A little over a half of Transportation Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $35K to $75K per year, but median earnings come to around $50K per year. Most Transportation Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority.

$36,624 - $75,524
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,748
10%
50%
90%

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$11.17 - $30.20
(Median)
$11
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,624 - $75,524  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,878 - $74,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $55.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,878 - $74,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Large vehicles and machinery can take on almost as many forms as can be imagined for useful work. While their forms and functions may seem entirely different from one example to another, even within specific fields, they also share important characteristics: they can potentially be dangerous, and require skilled operators. The responsibility of ensuring the safest and most efficient use of such equipment goes to the "first-line supervisor of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators."

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First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Tasks

  • Establish and maintain best practices and network for distribution and tracking of items.
  • Write and evaluate reports, schedules and goals for transportation and related maintenance.
  • Negotiate with vendors and contractors.
  • Select, train, hire and evaluate staff for the transportation department.
  • Maintain, purchase and upgrade transportation equipment, including reports of damage or obsolescence.

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Pay by Experience Level for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $48K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($44K) on average. Transportation Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $55K on average.

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Experience Affects First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$50,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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