Transportation Managers with Operations Management skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — about three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $41K to $94K per year, median earnings come to $65K per year. In the world of Transportation Managers with Operations Management skills, total cash compensation can vary between $41K and $94K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $12K and $10K, respectively. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Transportation Managers with Operations Management skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,456 - $91,138
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$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,696
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$12.33 - $32.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$44,456 - $91,138  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,174  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$40,937 - $93,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $32.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,174  
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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$40,937 - $93,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $58K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $63K. Transportation Managers with Operations Management skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Transportation Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $73K on average.

Key Stats for Transportation Manager

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Transportation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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