$52,422
Avg. Salary
$16.08
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,059

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

$1,350

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Traffic Manager is $16.08 per hour.

The average pay for a Traffic Manager is $52,422 per year.

$10.83
10%
$16.08
50%
$24.86
90%
MEDIAN $16.08
$34k
10%
$52k
50%
$79k
90%
MEDIAN $52,422
$33,634 - $78,664
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$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,422
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50%
90%

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$10.83 - $24.86
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MEDIAN: $16.08
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$0$78K
Salary $33,634 - $78,664
Bonus $194 - $8,970
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
Commission $1,350
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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$29,816 - $78,136
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 29 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 503
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $10.83 - $24.86
Overtime $13.91 - $37.04
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $194 - $8,970
Commission $1,350
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
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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$29,816 - $78,136
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 29 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

Job Description for Traffic Manager

Traffic managers perform project management duties for various projects throughout their organization. They oversee schedules, budgets, and deliverables throughout the project process, and they are responsible for ensuring the successful completion of projects within deadline. Traffic managers conduct scheduling with engineers, designers, and business professionals to ensure necessary resources are available to finish projects on time and on budget. They also navigate projects through any approval processes that need to take place and close the project according to organizational procedures. Traffic managers are also responsible for billing customers when applicable for the project.

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Traffic Manager Tasks

  • Move advertising projects through the development process, from creation to publishing.
  • Keep projects within budget and handle the billing process.
  • Plan for and meet advertising submissions deadlines for newspapers, TV, radio, etc.
  • Create project schedules and timelines, making sure deadlines are met.

Common Career Paths for Traffic Manager


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Traffic Managers who go on to become Logistics Traffic Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Logistics Traffic Manager, an upper-level role, pays $50K.

Traffic Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Traffic Manager


Traffic Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, People Management, Project Management, and Logistics are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Broadcast Programming as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Organizing and Scheduling also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Project Management also know People Management. Those who learned Scheduling also tend to know Logistics and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager

Pay by Experience for a Traffic Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Traffic Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Traffic Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Traffic Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 87 salaries. A Traffic Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 58 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

4%

National Average: $50,173

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 39 percent, Traffic Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Traffic Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+24 percent), Baltimore (+19 percent), Boston (+18 percent), and St. Louis (+14 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average.

Traffic Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Traffic Manager?

Traffic Manager in Syracuse:
"The number of hours I had to work."
Work at a steady pace.

Traffic Manager in Tahlequah:
"An Adventure."
Pros: What I love most about my job is the industry. Radio is very interesting and I probably have the coolest and most essential job at the station. It is perfect for my personality type.
Cons: A lot of the miscellaneous work at the station gets sent my way. I am often a middle man between sales and production.

Traffic Manager in New York:
"Learn all you can from your current position."
Don't come in and try to change process at once. People don't like change so first observe what currently works, where inefficiencies lie and talk to coworkers about what they perceive to be working or not in the process.

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Key Stats for Traffic Manager

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Traffic Manager Salaries

▲44%

▲11%

National Average
$50,000

▼3%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Traffic Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲3%



National Average
$50,000

Logistics
▼2%

▼17%

Organizing
▼18%

Broadcast Programming
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%