Traffic Manager - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Traffic Manager"

How much does a Traffic Manager in the federal government get paid? $86,664.57* *Based on the 2013 average.

Traffic Manager was the 344th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 196 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Department of State hired the most employees titled Traffic Management, with an average salary of $89,550.

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 50 $89,549.70
Federal Acquisition Service 28 $92,623.36
Federal Bureau of Investigation 18 $85,860.50
Agency for International Development 13 $98,054.15
U.S. Coast Guard 12 $69,732.42
Veterans Health Administration 8 $61,869.38
Department of Energy 7 $93,169.86
National Institutes of Health 6 $93,902.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 6 $104,458.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 $56,359.60
Foreign Agricultural Service 5 $93,527.60
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 4 $85,335.75
Government Printing Office 3 $84,948.67
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $73,009.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $111,290.50
Peace Corps 2 $92,789.50
Program Support Center 2 $57,271.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $71,164.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $62,605.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $102,388.00
U.S. Mint 2 $96,940.50
Farm Service Agency 1 $82,570.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $77,574.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $127,751.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $75,689.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $94,837.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $53,350.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $100,914.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $55,354.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $83,446.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $67,114.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $49,029.00
Geological Survey 1 $94,837.00
Ames Research Center 1 $113,011.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $92,001.00

Traffic Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Traffic Manager is $86,664.57. The highest paid Traffic Manager made $141,726 in 2013.

Common Traffic Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Traffic Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 186
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
ZA - Administrative 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 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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