The average salary for a Transportation Manager is $63,163 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning, Data Analysis, Project Management, and Hiring.
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MEDIAN: $63,163
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,079 - $91,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,698  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
Commission
$-0.50 - $29,799  
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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$39,804 - $95,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 900
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.13 - $32.03  
   
Overtime
$16.34 - $37.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,698  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$39,804 - $95,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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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National Average: $63,572

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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.

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Experience Affects Transportation Manager Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Transportation Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 72%

Data Analysis
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 20%

Hiring
up arrow 12%


Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

Logistics
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$64,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM )
up arrow 6%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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