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

For Transportation Managers, yearly average wages total $48K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Transportation Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,384 - $76,238
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,907
10%
50%
90%

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$10.96 - $34.46
(Median)
$11
$16
$34
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,384 - $76,238  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$29,844 - $75,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $34.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.86  
Overtime
$0.30 - $55.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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).
)
$29,844 - $75,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $47K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $44K. Transportation Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Transportation Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $53K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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