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Terminal Manager Salary

Terminal Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than three-fifths of Terminal Managers. Pay fluctuates from $43K to $93K per year, but expected earnings average $62K per year. With some bonuses approaching $12K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Terminal Managers spread between $43K and $93K depending on individual performance. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Terminal Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. A fair number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the larger part get vision benefits. Job satisfaction for Terminal Managers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$43,016 - $86,375
(Median)
43K
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62K
75K
86K
MEDIAN: $61,735
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$14.34 - $29.61
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,016 - $86,375  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,298  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,960  
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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$42,615 - $92,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 678
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $29.61  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.87  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,298  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,960  
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).
)
$42,615 - $92,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Transportation Manager. Median pay for Transportation Managers is $59K.

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Popular Skills for Terminal Manager


Terminal Managers report a focused set of job skills. Operations Management and Safety Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Most people who know Logistics also know 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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $54K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $62K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Terminal Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. 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 $71K on average.

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Experience Affects Terminal Manager Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Terminal Manager Salaries



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National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 16%