Transportation Managers

General Information

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit81.96%
  2. Federal government6.76%
  3. State and local government5.37%
  4. Private, not for profit3.66%
  5. Self-employed2.14%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$89,190

Military salary*

$90,393

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State-by-state Salary

$136,620
$52,570
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
  • High school
    34%
  • Associate's degree
    23%
  • Some college
    1%
  • Master's degree
    0%
  • Doctoral degree
    0%
  • Post baccalaureate
    0%
  • Less than high school
    0%
  • Post-doctoral training
    0%
  • Post-master's certificate
    0%
  • First professional degree
    0%
  • Post-secondary certificate
    0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Transportation
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Clerical

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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