Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary

Logistics Traffic Managers in the United States take home approximately $58K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Logistics Traffic Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Logistics Traffic Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,157 - $96,958
$41K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $58,039
10%
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
$41,157 - $96,958  
   
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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$34,547 - $97,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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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$34,547 - $97,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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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Although some Logistics Traffic Managers become Logistics Manager, this progression is not the norm. However, the latter position does pay a little more at $61K. The most common promotion for Logistics Traffic Managers is a Traffic Manager position, which usually brings in $46K a year. Another standard transition for Logistics Traffic Managers seeking advancement is to assume a Transportation Manager role, where pay is often $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.


Logistics Traffic Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. 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 claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $65K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $88K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
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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
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

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