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Transportation Manager in the United States

How much does a Transportation Manager earn in the United States? The average Transportation Manager salary in the United States is $89,996 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $78,034 and $107,245. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Manages and coordinates the transportation network within an organization. Handles domestic and/or international transportation request to meet customer needs. Responsible for evaluation and improvement of transportation network. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience.

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