Traffic Manager Salary (United States)

A Traffic Manager earns an average salary of $46,262 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Negotiation, Logistics, and Project Management.
Traffic Manager Total Pay (?
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$29,870 - $73,791
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,262
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Traffic Manager Total Pay (?
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$9.69 - $22.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,870 - $73,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,109  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,863  
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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$27,053 - $75,193  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $22.65  
   
Overtime
$13.41 - $34.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,863  
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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$27,053 - $75,193  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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Job Description for Traffic Manager
Traffic managers perform project management duties for various projects throughout their organization. They oversee schedules, budgets, and deliverables throughout the project process, and they are responsible for ensuring the successful completion of projects within deadline. Traffic managers conduct scheduling with engineers, designers, and business professionals to ensure necessary resources are available to finish projects on time and on budget. They also navigate projects through any approval processes that need to take place and close the project according to organizational procedures. Traffic managers are also responsible for billing customers when applicable for the project.
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Traffic Manager Tasks
  • Plan for and meet advertising submissions deadlines for newspapers, TV, radio, etc.
  • Create project schedules and timelines, making sure deadlines are met.
  • Move advertising projects through the development process, from creation to publishing.
  • Keep projects within budget and handle the billing process.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Dallas
up arrow 86%
Chicago
up arrow 40%
New York
up arrow 34%
Boston
up arrow 32%
Washington
up arrow 24%
Cleveland
up arrow 22%
Atlanta
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National Average
$45,000
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Experience Affects Traffic Manager Salaries

National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Traffic Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 25%
up arrow 12%
People Management
up arrow 4%
Scheduling
up arrow 2%
National Average
$45,000
Shipping
up arrow 29%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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