Transportation Manager Salary (United States)

A Transportation Manager earns an average salary of $58,731 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management and People Management.
Transportation Manager Total Pay (?
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$39,368 - $83,677
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MEDIAN: $58,730
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Transportation Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.96 - $24.05
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,368 - $83,677  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,518  
Profit Sharing
$715 - $7,830  
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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$37,759 - $89,864  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $24.05  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,518  
   
Profit Sharing
$715 - $7,830  
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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$37,759 - $89,864  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,144
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Job Description for Transportation Manager
Transportation managers oversee all transportation issues for their company from shipping and receiving supplies to transporting employees to meetings to calculating per mile travel costs. Companies rely on transportation managers to keep costs low and efficiently manage transportation-related issues. Aside from managing the logistical aspects of transportation, the transportation manager typically also manage other transportation employees. They perform a range of managerial tasks such as providing guidance to employees, overseeing their work, and handling disciplinary issues as needed. Transportation managers generally work full time in an office setting, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of their employer.
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Transportation Manager Tasks
  • Establish company shipping and safety policies and enforce compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Work within budget constraints and seek to minimize transportation costs.
  • Determine shipping logistics, deciding routes, schedules, vehicles, and personnel.
  • Analyze shipping data to identify strategies for making routes more efficient.
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Pay Difference By Location
Pittsburgh
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Portland
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Baltimore
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Denver
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Columbus
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$59,000
Houston
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Seattle
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Phoenix
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Dallas
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Minneapolis
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Transportation Manager Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Transportation Manager Salaries

People Management
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Safety Compliance
up arrow 5%
National Average
$59,000
Scheduling
up arrow 7%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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