Logistics Traffic Managers in the United States take home approximately $57K annually on average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Logistics Traffic Managers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$40,851 - $97,871
$41K
$57K
$98K
MEDIAN: $57,380
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50%
90%

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$13.48 - $20.95
$16
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,851 - $97,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,266  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
Total Pay (?
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$34,457 - $98,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.00  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,266  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$34,457 - $98,269  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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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For Logistics Traffic Managers, advancing into a Logistics Manager role, for which the median salary is $61K, is not common but it does happen. More often than not, a Traffic Manager role is the next step for Logistics Traffic Managers moving up in the field. Pay for Traffic Managers is usually $46K. Many Logistics Traffic Managers choose to take on a Transportation Manager role instead, where salaries are typically $60K.

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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Logistics Traffic Managers. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $44K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $55K. Logistics Traffic Managers bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $90K.

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Key Stats for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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