Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Transportation Manager is $66,129
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Managers?
An early career Transportation Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,031 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Transportation Managers Do?
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 …Read more
- Determine shipping logistics, deciding routes, schedules, vehicles, and personnel.
- Analyze shipping data to identify strategies for making routes more efficient.
- Establish company shipping and safety policies and enforce compliance with DOT regulations.
- Work within budget constraints and seek to minimize transportation costs.