Broadcasting Traffic Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $44K per year on average. Approximately one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,637 - $67,407
$28K
$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $43,918
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$10.03 - $18.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,637 - $67,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,170 - $62,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $18.95  
   
Overtime
$25.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$23,170 - $62,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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

  • Provide stations and networks with schedules and instructions for running advertisements.
  • Handle transaction paperwork and maintain transaction records.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager, Broadcasting

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


For many Broadcasting Traffic Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $37K. For Broadcasting Traffic Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $46K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $47K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Key Stats for Traffic Manager, Broadcasting

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
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Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Billing
up arrow 27%

Data Entry
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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