Transportation Supervisor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Transportation Supervisor is $49,422 per year.
Transportation Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$34,880 - $65,418
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MEDIAN: $49,422
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Transportation Supervisor Total Pay (?
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$11.99 - $24.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,880 - $65,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,664  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $6,000  
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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$31,862 - $67,333  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 643
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $24.08  
   
Overtime
$13.64 - $38.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,664  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $6,000  
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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$31,862 - $67,333  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 643
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Job Description for Transportation Supervisor

Transportation supervisors are responsible for all aspects of the delivery of goods and maintenance for the delivery crew. They receive order delivery information from a distribution center manager and schedule appropriate delivery routes and schedules according to their drivers’ availability. Transportation supervisors manage the distribution center’s mechanics and drivers. They ensure worker safety in the shop and at the loading docks. If applicable (in the food industry for example), they address all health concerns related to food preservation and handling during loading and travel. Transportation supervisors are also responsible for maintaining the vehicle fleet. This includes scheduling regular maintenance, directing mechanics on repairing broken equipment, and ordering replacement vehicles when necessary. They must also ensure vehicles and drives meet all state and federal regulations regarding transportation vehicles, such as scheduled hours, proper licensing and inspections, and safety issues.
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Transportation Supervisor Tasks
  • Provide routing and handling instructions for specific products and training for common products.
  • Monitor and forecast delivery schedules and staffing needs.
  • Supervise dispatch team, drivers, and hourly employees to meet delivery goals.
  • Audit driver and delivery logs, noting complaints and issues.
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Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Supervisor

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

Pay Difference By Location

Indianapolis
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Providence
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Seattle
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Baltimore
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Houston
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Phoenix
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Memphis
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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National Average
$49,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Transportation Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Transportation Supervisor Salaries

People Management
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National Average
$49,000
Customer Service
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Microsoft Excel
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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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