Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary

Logistics Traffic Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $56K annually on average but can range from $32K to $78K per year. Men working as Logistics Traffic Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Logistics Traffic Managers is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,783 - $79,906
(Median)
$38K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,232
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$12.70 - $20.98
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$13
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,783 - $79,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$700  
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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$31,726 - $78,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $20.98  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Commission
$700  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$31,726 - $78,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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.

Common Career Paths for Traffic Manager (Logistics)


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For Logistics Traffic Managers who go on to become Logistics Managers, career progression may result in slightly increased compensation. On average, a Logistics Manager earns $61K annually.

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $43K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $48K. For Logistics Traffic Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $54K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $65K.

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Experience Affects Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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