Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salary

With over one-half of Logistics Traffic Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $106K per year and averages out to $57K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Logistics Traffic Managers (64 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,616 - $102,115
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$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $59,284
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$10.14 - $44.38
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$0$107K
Salary $39,616 - $102,115
Bonus $0.00 - $39,732
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,765 - $107,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $44.38
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$107K
Bonus $0.00 - $39,732
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,765 - $107,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Traffic managers of logistics have a variety of responsibilities, including: developing and maintaining fair corporate-wide pricing models to be followed by all subsidiaries; monitoring pricing and how it affects profits; adjusting pricing strategies; staying up-to-date with performance indicators; working closely with the sales and marketing departments of their company; reviewing customer profitability profiles; creating and maintaining new policies and procedures; and ensuring that current pricing reflects current unit costs across the field.

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Traffic Manager (Logistics) Tasks

  • Arrange for delivery of materials and transport of products, respecting safety factors, costs, and schedule.
  • Monitor and forecast outbound and inbound transport, allocating resources to meet demand.
  • Lead communication with vendors, suppliers, and internal departments like dispatch and sales.
  • Handle claims for lost-in-transit or damaged goods, obtaining replacements.
  • Calculate and evaluate diverse factors to choose delivery and transport mechanisms.

Common Career Paths for Traffic Manager (Logistics)


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It is somewhat unusual to come across Logistics Traffic Managers who move on to become Logistics Managers, but it does happen from time to time, and the median salary for that position sits slightly higher at $61K. A Traffic Manager role is the most prevalent career advancement for Logistics Traffic Managers. Paychecks for that role are $46K on average. The Transportation Manager position is another common transition for Logistics Traffic Managers; in this role, salaries are typically at the $60K mark.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Pay by Experience for a Traffic Manager (Logistics) has a positive trend. An entry-level Traffic Manager (Logistics) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Traffic Manager (Logistics) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Traffic Manager (Logistics) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 19 salaries. A Traffic Manager (Logistics) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Traffic Manager (Logistics)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Traffic Manager (Logistics) Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 6%
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