Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salary

Pay for Broadcasting Traffic Managers in the United States is very modest at just $41K annually. Earnings generally vary between $25K and $60K per year. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Women account for the majority of Broadcasting Traffic Managers who took the survey — 81 percent to be exact. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,910 - $61,875
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,893
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$10.11 - $20.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,910 - $61,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$24,613 - $60,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $20.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$24,613 - $60,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Traffic Manager, Broadcasting

Traffic managers, broadcasting are responsible for managing traffic for broadcasting operations. They are in charge of handling day to day broadcasting traffic tasks and delegating responsibilities to broadcasting specialists. Some of their main duties include interacting with on-air hosts to solve issues that require immediate attention.

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Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Tasks

  • Estimate costs for shipping and running advertisements, and reconcile billing with the station or network.
  • Oversee the ordering and shipping of materials for broadcasting, and ensure deliveries are made on time.
  • Provide stations and networks with schedules and instructions for running advertisements.
  • Handle transaction paperwork and maintain transaction records.

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Broadcasting Traffic Managers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Software Knowledge, Billing, and Data Entry can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Data Entry and Billing, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager, Broadcasting

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


Broadcasting Traffic Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Broadcasting Traffic Managers make a median salary of $41K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $46K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 9%

National Average
$37,000

Billing
up arrow 23%

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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