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Transportation Manager Salary

A Transportation Manager earns an average salary of $59,629 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Budget Management, and People Management.
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$39,471 - $85,665
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$86K
MEDIAN: $59,628
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$11.79 - $23.18
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,471 - $85,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,042  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,835  
Commission
$1,800 - $9,500  
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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$38,031 - $91,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,079
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $23.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.96  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,042  
   
Commission
$1,800 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,835  
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).
)
$38,031 - $91,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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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What is it like working as a Transportation Manager?

Transportation Manager in Fort Worth:
Pros: I like the way that my boss works with my schedule and will allow me to work from home.
Cons: I do not like the lack of benefits for employees.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Transportation Manager Salaries



National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Transportation Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 29%


People Management
up arrow 16%




Safety Compliance
up arrow 5%

National Average
$60,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%