What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salary

With just over a half of Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $84K per year and averages out to $53K annually. Total incomes of Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $84K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (85 percent) of Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Read More
$36,174 - $80,244
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,457
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.48 - $25.32
(Median)
$11
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,174 - $80,244  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,251  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $5,425  
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).
)
$34,864 - $83,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $25.32  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $37.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,251  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $5,425  
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).
)
$34,864 - $83,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation

The trucking and transportation fleet manager is usually hired by freight transportation companies and occasionally by larger companies with a freight department. The ideal applicant should have a high school diploma or GED, although some companies may be looking for applicants with an associate's degree. Most companies do not require any experience in the field. The trucking and transportation fleet manager should have a good understanding of how to make spreadsheets and documents using Microsoft Office. Depending on the company, this manager may also need to understand some other software programs such as Navision. The fleet manager will usually be working in an office setting, and travel is not usually expected.

Read More...

Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Tasks

  • Manage and troubleshoot all service issues.
  • Develop and implement service issue prevention plans.
  • Coordinate inspection, maintenance, and repair of fleet vehicles.

Common Career Paths for Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers who transition into new roles such as Logistics Manager may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Logistics Manager earns $61K per year. It is not uncommon for a Fleet Manager of Trucking & Transportation to continue on to become a Fleet Manager or a Trucking & Transportation Fleet Supervisor.

Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Job skills reported by Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers are limited. Operations Management and People Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation

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


For Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $51K on average. Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $66K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salaries


National Average
$53,000

People Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
ADVERTISEMENT