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

A little more than half of Transportation Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $35K to $76K per year, and the average comes out to $50K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Transportation Managers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$36,380 - $75,666

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$11.25 - $37.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,380 - $75,666  
   
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 - $75,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.25 - $37.00  
   
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 - $75,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $48K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $44K on average. On average, Transportation Managers make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Transportation Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $55K.

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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 14 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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