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Traffic Manager - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Traffic Manager"

How much does a Traffic Manager in the federal government get paid? $83,061.72* *Based on the 2008 average.

Traffic Manager was the 324th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 217 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Department of State hired the most employees titled Traffic Management, with an average salary of $86,516.

Government Traffic Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Traffic Management job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that involve (1) performing, administering, or supervising technical and analytical work concerned with planning, development, and execution of traffic policies and programs; or (2) directing and managing programs to obtain the economical and efficient transportation of freight, personal property, and/or passengers. Positions in this occupation primarily require a knowledge of Federal traffic management principles and policies; transportation industry operations, practices, and capabilities; special handling or movement requirements associated with freight, passengers, or other transportation operations; and the relationship of traffic management to other agency or organizational programs and functions.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Traffic Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Department of State 42 $86,515.52
Federal Acquisition Service 38 $85,635.16
Department of Energy 18 $89,185.89
Federal Bureau of Investigation 16 $83,333.00
U.S. Coast Guard 11 $61,796.55
Agency for International Development 10 $92,936.70
Veterans Health Administration 8 $82,256.00
National Institutes of Health 8 $86,335.63
Foreign Agricultural Service 7 $87,857.71
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $58,979.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 5 $75,394.60
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 5 $98,138.20
Farm Service Agency 4 $77,936.00
Government Printing Office 4 $75,982.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $94,025.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 3 $63,097.67
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $95,848.67
Public Buildings Service 2 $82,494.00
Peace Corps 2 $75,715.00
U.S. Mint 2 $96,605.00
Geological Survey 2 $71,000.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $65,315.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $109,336.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $49,546.00
Program Support Center 1 $55,837.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $59,738.00
Ames Research Center 1 $91,574.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $58,427.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $65,967.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $70,153.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $67,986.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $59,826.00
Maritime Administration 1 $118,149.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $88,028.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $111,604.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $58,280.00
Indian Affairs 1 $82,930.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $63,244.00

Traffic Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Traffic Manager is $83,061.72. The highest paid Traffic Manager made $139,883 in 2008.

Common Traffic Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Traffic Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 195
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 12
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
ZA - Administrative 1
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 2100 TRANSPORTATION GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Traffic Management jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Information ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Clothing DesignAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
General InvestigationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Animal Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Tax SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Traffic Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Traffic Manager was $72,036. Since then, the average pay has increased to $90,651 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 2130.

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