How much does a Traffic Director make in the United States? The average Traffic Director salary in the United States is $122,354 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $108,206 and $157,655. 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. 

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Traffic Director Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Traffic Director Salary $95,325 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Traffic Director Salary $108,206 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Traffic Director Salary $122,354 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Traffic Director Salary $157,655 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Traffic Director Salary $189,793 US August 27, 2023
25% $108,206 10% $95,325 90% $189,793 75% $157,655 $122,354 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Traffic Director

Traffic Director leads and directs the traffic department to efficiently and safely move materials and products to designated destinations. Develops and maintains transportation and distribution procedures to maximize delivery efficiency and minimize delivery costs. Being a Traffic Director evaluates and selects appropriate transportation carriers and routes. Resolves delivery issues for both internal and external customers. Additionally, Traffic Director monitors, analyzes, and reviews loss and damage claims and makes recommendations for improved safety. Oversees costs and processes to adhere to budgets. Ensures compliance with all DOT/OSHA guidelines. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Traffic Director 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. To be a Traffic Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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