Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary

With just over a half of Logistics Traffic Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Logistics Traffic Managers is $57K annually and can range from $35K on the lower end to $106K per year near the higher end. More than half of Logistics Traffic Managers (64 percent) survey participants are women. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Logistics Traffic Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,134 - $100,968
$40K
$57K
$100K
MEDIAN: $56,836
10%
50%
90%

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$13.48 - $21.49
$16
MEDIAN: $16.00
50%

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$0$106K
Salary $40,134 - $100,968
Bonus $0.00 - $39,149
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$35,000 - $106,439
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $16.00
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $0.00 - $39,149
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$35,000 - $106,439
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

  • 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.
  • Lead communication with vendors, suppliers, and internal departments like dispatch and sales.
  • Handle claims for lost-in-transit or damaged goods, obtaining replacements.
  • Calculate and evaluate diverse factors to choose delivery and transport mechanisms.

Common Career Paths for Traffic Manager (Logistics)


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Though it's uncommon, some Logistics Traffic Managers move into roles as Logistics Managers, where they can earn incomes averaing out to a slightly higher $61K per year. A Traffic Manager role is the most common promotion for Logistics Traffic Managers moving up the ladder. Pay for this role tends to be $46K per year. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Logistics Traffic Managers is a Transportation Manager position, where earnings are usually $60K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Pay by Experience for a Traffic Manager (Logistics) has a positive trend. An entry-level Traffic Manager (Logistics) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Traffic Manager (Logistics) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Traffic Manager (Logistics) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 19 salaries. A Traffic Manager (Logistics) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 3%
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