Terminal Manager Salary

Terminal Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up approximately three in five of Terminal Managers. Pay fluctuates from $44K to $93K per year, but expected earnings average $63K annually. In the world of Terminal Managers, overall income ranges from $44K near the bottom to $93K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. While the specific employer and experience level impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. The vast majority (88 percent) of Terminal Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. Job satisfaction for Terminal Managers is high. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and the larger part earn vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$45,101 - $87,981

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$14.36 - $29.67

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,101 - $87,981  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,192  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$44,404 - $93,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 730
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.74  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$44,404 - $93,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Terminal Manager

A terminal manager is responsible for the overall operator of a warehouse, including sales, administrative duties, net profit, and managing property. They also handle merchandising, controlling inventory, terminal budgeting, management of the personnel, and scheduling and staffing, among other duties.

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Terminal Manager Tasks

  • Direct transportation activities to maintain efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor budget, operational metrics, and compliance throughout terminal.
  • Oversee the entire terminal, including driver and dispatch personnel.
  • Handle customer complaints and revise processes to improve service.

Common Career Paths for Terminal Manager


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Terminal Managers who transition into an upper level Transportation Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Transportation Manager makes $59K a year.

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Popular Skills for Terminal Manager


Terminal Managers only report a few specific skills. Safety Compliance and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 4 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Logistics are similarly competent in Safety Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Terminal Manager

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


Terminal Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $56K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $63K. Terminal Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $72K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Terminal Managers will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Terminal Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Louisville (+31 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), Memphis (+16 percent), and Dallas (+14 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Cincinnati is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Columbus and 11 percent less in Charlotte, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Terminal Manager Salaries



National Average
$65,000



Skills That Affect Terminal Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

Logistics
0%

National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 15%
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