The average salary for a Transportation Supervisor is $53,942.
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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 …Read more
Transportation Supervisor Tasks
- Supervise dispatch team, drivers, and hourly employees to meet delivery goals.
- Audit driver and delivery logs, noting complaints and issues.
- Provide routing and handling instructions for specific products and training for common products.
- Monitor and forecast delivery schedules and staffing needs.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Transportation Supervisor
The top respondents for the job title Transportation Supervisor are from the companies Stericycle, Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. and Ncdot. Reported salaries are highest at United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. where the average pay is $80,162. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include SYSCO Corporation and Iron Mountain, Inc., earning around $68,000 and $61,581, respectively. Fairview School District pays the lowest at around $40,401. Ncdot and Stericycle, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $42,847 and $51,500, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Transportation Supervisor
Skills in Logistics and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Driver/Core Development and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Supervisor
An entry-level Transportation Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,783 based on 24 salaries. An early career Transportation Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,656 based on 343 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,235 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Transportation Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,090 based on 374 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,532.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Transportation Supervisor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.7% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.4% less).
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