Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salary

With just below three-fifths 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 $34K to $86K per year and averages out to $59K annually. Total cash earnings of Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers range from $34K on the low end to $86K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $5K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. The vast majority of Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers (88 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,682 - $83,327
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,954
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$12.67 - $24.52
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,682 - $83,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,860  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,333  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$34,350 - $86,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $24.52  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $37.24  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,860  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,333  
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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$34,350 - $86,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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.

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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


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As Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Logistics Manager position pays around the same amount as the Fleet Manager of Trucking & Transportation job on average. A Fleet Manager role is the most prevalent career advancement for Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers. Paychecks for that role are $54K on average. The Operations Manager position is another common transition for Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers; in this role, salaries are typically at the $59K mark.

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Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Operations Management, Equipment Maintenance, and People Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include People Management and Equipment Maintenance.

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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $45K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. Trucking & Transportation Fleet Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $66K.

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Experience Affects Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Fleet Manager, Trucking & Transportation Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$56,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 8%

People Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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