Transportation Analyst Salary
The average salary for a Transportation Analyst is $54,275 per year. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$41,479 - $71,664|
|Bonus||$974 - $8,940|
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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).)
|$39,757 - $72,352|
|Hourly Rate||$14.12 - $27.02|
|Overtime||$24.13 - $45.96|
|Bonus||$974 - $8,940|
|Total Pay (||$39,757 - $72,352|
Job Description for Transportation Analyst
Most of the time, transportation analysts work in the transportation industry. They also work for various businesses that have logistics, shipments, and procurement departments. Their primary job is to determine the most cost-effective methods for transporting goods without sacrificing efficiency and timeliness.Read More...
Transportation analysts are responsible for managing transportation management business processes to ensure that they meet customer requirements. They work with procurement, sales, and shipment personnel. They analyze freight bills, payments, and shipment planning. Transportation analysts provide relevant support function activity, including accuracy and timeliness of data processing, report generating, problem analysis, and all other customer-specific inquiries. They generate periodic customer metrics and develop customer performance reports. They must be willing and capable to work in a team environment.
Bachelor's degree from reputable colleges or universities in business, industrial engineering, logistics, or other related fields is often required. Some employers allow candidates with certain years of equivalent work experience to replace a bachelor's degree requirement. Transportation analysts must have computer skills and be familiar with the organization's software and programs. They must also be familiar with Microsoft Office and database programs. They must have exceptional interpersonal skills, and they must have excellent oral and written communications skills. They must be able to interact with clients in resolving problems. Candidates that have the aptitude to gain further competency in statistical and/or transportation analysis tools are preferred. They may be required to train, coach, and mentor new transportation analysts. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Transportation Analyst Tasks
- Research, create cost estimates, and negotiate transportation options and contracts.
- Identify inefficiencies and budget variances and make recommendations to avoid them.
- Collect, analyze, and make recommendations using data about timeliness, cost, types of goods, etc.
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Pay by Experience for a Transportation Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Transportation Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Transportation Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Transportation Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 33 salaries. A Transportation Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 13 salaries.
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