Broadcasting Traffic Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $44K per year. For the most part, Broadcasting Traffic Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and over one-half claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$27,765 - $70,469
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MEDIAN: $43,601
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,765 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
Total Pay (?
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$23,742 - $63,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $19.00  
   
Overtime
$25.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$23,742 - $63,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager, Broadcasting

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


For Broadcasting Traffic Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $30K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $41K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $44K.

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Experience Affects Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Traffic Manager, Broadcasting Salaries

Software Knowledge
up arrow 4%

National Average
$39,000

Billing
up arrow 27%

Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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