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Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salary (United States)

Around half of Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $35K to $83K per year, and the average number comes out to $52K per year. Cash earnings for Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers — including $12K in bonuses and $7K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $35K to $83K depending on individual performance. A fair portion report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. For the most part, Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salary (?
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$36,637 - $79,715
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MEDIAN: $52,382
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Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salary (?
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$10.48 - $25.11
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,637 - $79,715  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $6,904  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
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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$34,777 - $83,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $25.11  
   
Overtime
$16.10 - $36.77  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$205.11 - $6,904  
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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$34,777 - $83,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation

  • 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

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Though not the norm, some Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers do take on roles like Logistics Managers, where pay is slightly higher — $60K annually. As Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers progress in their field, many go on to become Fleet Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $54K per year. Another common career choice for Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers is to move into a Trucking & Transportation Fleet Supervisor role. Typically, Trucking & Transportation Fleet Supervisors get paid $49K.

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Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Operations Management and People Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $43K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $49K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $63K. Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with more than 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is those with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$52,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salaries

National Average
$52,000
People Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 18%