Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary

The majority of Logistics Traffic Managers in the United States — a little more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $33K to $76K per year, and the median is $56K per year. Job satisfaction for Logistics Traffic Managers is high. Male Logistics Traffic Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (60 percent) are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,409 - $76,503
(Median)
$37K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,838
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$12.97 - $21.16
(Median)
$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,409 - $76,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,777  
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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$32,727 - $76,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,777  
   
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).
)
$32,727 - $76,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $43K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $61K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%
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