Transportation Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$40,000
$28,000
$40,000
$57,000
Transportation Directors in the United States make an average salary of $40,991 per year or $19.71 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $28,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $58,000. If you like following the crowd, Education and Automotive companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Non Profits, Transportation, and Retail companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Connecticut provide the highest Transportation Director salaries.
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Map of Transportation Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Transportation Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Transportation Director Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a Transportation Director is roughly $40,991 per year, which boils down to $19.71 per hour. Interestingly enough, Transportation Directors have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $71,955 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $34,000. Additionally, Transportation Directors make more than the average salary in New Haven, CT, Bristol, PA, Salisbury, MD, Houston, TX, and Los Angeles, CA. On a more broad level, Transportation Director salaries are highest in Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, Nebraska, Idaho, and South Dakota offer the lowest Transportation Director salaries.

Average Transportation Director Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Transportation Director, working for United Technologies or Essilor USA might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Carrier and Boulder Valley School District report highly competitive salaries for Transportation Directors.

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Average Transportation Director Pay By Industry

The salary for a Transportation Director can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Transportation Directors tend to be found in Non Profits, Transportation, and Retail companies. In fact, Transportation Directors can make a yearly salary of $43,674 while working for Non Profits companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Non Profits
Non Profits
$43,674
$44k
Transportation
Transportation
$42,563
$43k
Retail
Retail
$39,712
$40k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$39,457
$39k
Education
Education
$35,424
$35k
Automotive
Automotive
$35,161
$35k

Transportation Director Salary History

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Recently Added Transportation Director Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$75,000
$75,000
06/11/2020
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
05/19/2020
05/19/2020
$75,000
$75,000
05/19/2020
South Kitsap School District
South Kitsap School District
Director of Transportation
Director of Transportation
Director of Transportation
05/17/2020
05/17/2020
$123,011
$123,011
05/17/2020
City of Boulder
City of Boulder
Director of Transportation and Mobility
Director of Transportation and Mobility
Director of Transportation and Mobility
04/05/2020
04/05/2020
$150,000
$150,000
04/05/2020
City of Boulder
City of Boulder
Director of Transportation and Mobility
Director of Transportation and Mobility
Director of Transportation and Mobility
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$150,000
$150,000
03/24/2020
Weld Re-4 School District
Weld Re-4 School District
Director of Transportation
Director of Transportation
Director of Transportation
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$70,226
$70,226
03/19/2020
Assistant Transportation Director-Exempt
Assistant Transportation Director-Exempt
03/14/2020
03/14/2020
$92,937
$92,937
03/14/2020
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
Transportation Director-Optional Locations
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$75,000
$75,000
02/26/2020
Director of Transportation
Director of Transportation
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$72,035
$72,035
02/26/2020
Old Adobe Union School District
Old Adobe Union School District
Transportation Director
Transportation Director
Transportation Director
01/24/2020
01/24/2020
$75,635
$75,635
01/24/2020