A Transportation Analyst earns an average salary of $53,122 per year. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$39,146 - $71,069
$39K
$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,122
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50%
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$14.14 - $25.53
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,146 - $71,069  
   
Bonus
$966 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$2,250  
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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$37,470 - $71,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$23.89 - $40.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$966 - $8,054  
   
Commission
$2,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$37,470 - $71,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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.

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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 Level for Transportation Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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What is it like working as a Transportation Analyst?

Transportation Analyst in Chicago:
"Fun atmosphere, low compensation."
Pros: What I like most about my job is the company culture. Most people are young and fun and it makes for an enjoyable environment to work in.
Cons: I feel like the compensation is low for what we do.

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Key Stats for Transportation Analyst

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Transportation Analyst Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 8%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Transportation Analyst Salaries

SQL
up arrow 20%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 6%

Logistics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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