Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary

Logistics Traffic Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just under three-fifths of Logistics Traffic Managers. Pay fluctuates from $33K to $77K per year, but expected earnings average $56K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Male Logistics Traffic Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (61 percent) are men. For the most part, Logistics Traffic Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,345 - $76,782

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$12.97 - $21.16

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,345 - $76,782  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,680  
Profit Sharing
$1,769 - $4,069  
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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$32,654 - $76,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $21.16  
   
Overtime
$18.50 - $36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,680  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,769 - $4,069  
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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$32,654 - $76,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Traffic managers of logistics have a variety of responsibilities, including: developing and maintaining fair corporate-wide pricing models to be followed by all subsidiaries; monitoring pricing and how it affects profits; adjusting pricing strategies; staying up-to-date with performance indicators; working closely with the sales and marketing departments of their company; reviewing customer profitability profiles; creating and maintaining new policies and procedures; and ensuring that current pricing reflects current unit costs across the field.

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Traffic Manager (Logistics) Tasks

  • Handle claims for lost-in-transit or damaged goods, obtaining replacements.
  • Calculate and evaluate diverse factors to choose delivery and transport mechanisms.
  • Lead communication with vendors, suppliers, and internal departments like dispatch and sales.
  • Arrange for delivery of materials and transport of products, respecting safety factors, costs, and schedule.
  • Monitor and forecast outbound and inbound transport, allocating resources to meet demand.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

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


Logistics Traffic Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $43K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $48K on average. Logistics Traffic Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $58K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 9%
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