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Director Traffic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$125,351 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Traffic is $125,351 a year and $60 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Director Traffic is between $87,098 and $155,960. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Traffic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates traffic activities of organization.
  • Develops methods and procedures for transportation of raw materials to processing and production areas and commodities from departments to customers, warehouses, or other storage facilities.
  • Determines most efficient and economical routing and mode of transportation, using rate and tariff manuals and motor freight and railroad guidebooks.
Director Traffic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Job family population: 118,680

Estimated population of Director Traffic jobs: 2,959

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Director Traffic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Operations Manager - Aviation Industry
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Stand for up to 4 hours in all weather conditions to upload or unload cargo and direct traffic * Walk continuously to load/ unload cargo from pallets, containers, carts, or conveyor belts * Complete ...
Student Affairs Advisor/Administrative Assistant
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Higher Education
Greet all visitors and students; direct traffic. * Enter student attendance for all sessions. * Data entry. * Answer phones. * Print transcripts. * Type verification letters. * Additional ...
Program Coordinator
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Triage Cancer
Providing trade show support, such as staffing a booth, giving away materials, incentive items, or gift bags, conducting surveys, and directing traffic to the booth * Assisting in coordinating and ...
Valet Attendant
Mar 20
Chicago, IL, USA
LAZ Parking Midwest
Help direct traffic to keep the flow of cars clean and organized, all with a smile on your face! * Provide a self-reliant attitude when needed. Must be able to work with or without supervision.
Assistant General Manager/Marketing Director
May 8
Bucksbaum Retail Properties
Manage the marketing budget to fully utilize tenant, landlord and alternative contributions in order to maximize property traffic and sales. * Plan and direct the advertising, public relations ...
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