Terminal Manager Salary

Terminal Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Terminal Managers. Salaries average out to around $64K per year and spread from $45K to $94K per year. In the world of Terminal Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $45K and $94K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by the company and experience level. The majority of Terminal Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and a majority get vision plans, too. The vast majority (87 percent) of Terminal Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,386 - $88,615
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$89K
MEDIAN: $64,367
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$14.93 - $29.40
(Median)
$15
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,386 - $88,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,315  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$44,974 - $93,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $29.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.57  
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 - $12,315  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,128  
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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$44,974 - $93,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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.

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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 Employer Salaries for Terminal Manager


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Forward Air Incorporated offers the most; Terminal Managers earn $82K on average there.

Popular Skills for Terminal Manager


Job skills reported by Terminal Managers are limited. Safety Compliance and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those educated in Logistics tend to be well versed in Safety Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Terminal Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $57K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $65K. Terminal Managers see a median salary of $69K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $74K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,742

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Terminal Managers in Charleston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Terminal Managers will also find cushy salaries in Louisville (+29 percent), Chicago (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), and Memphis (+12 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Cincinnati is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Columbus and Indianapolis (13 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Terminal Manager Salaries



National Average
$66,000



Skills That Affect Terminal Manager Salaries


Operations Management
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Logistics
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National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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