A Transportation Manager earns an average salary of $63,278 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning, Project Management, Data Analysis, Contract Negotiation, and Hiring.
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$63K
$91K
MEDIAN: $63,278
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$13.34 - $32.35
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MEDIAN: $18.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,923 - $91,170  
   
Bonus
$145.44 - $11,990  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,326  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$40,278 - $94,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 917
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.34 - $32.35  
   
Overtime
$16.49 - $37.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$145.44 - $11,990  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,326  
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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$40,278 - $94,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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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

  • Determine shipping logistics, deciding routes, schedules, vehicles, and personnel.
  • Analyze shipping data to identify strategies for making routes more efficient.
  • Establish company shipping and safety policies and enforce compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Work within budget constraints and seek to minimize transportation costs.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,563

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Q: 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.

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Key Stats for Transportation Manager

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Transportation Manager Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Transportation Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 72%

Project Management
up arrow 20%

Data Analysis
up arrow 15%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 13%

Hiring
up arrow 12%


Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%




Scheduling
0%

National Average
$64,000

Training
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM )
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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