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Director, Distribution Salary

Directors of Distribution enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($114K) annually in the United States. Most Directors of Distribution report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The vast majority (86 percent) of Directors of Distribution who answered the questionnaire are male. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$66,188 - $141,664
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MEDIAN: $106,900
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National Salary Data

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$66,188 - $141,664  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $29,686  
Profit Sharing
$2,289 - $16,213  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$64,940 - $164,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
United States (change)

Job Description for Director, Distribution

  • Oversee operations of all warehouse activities and the corresponding logistics flow to end customers.
  • Oversee the negotiation of transportation pricing.
  • Provide feedback to executives as needed.
  • Manage distribution network configuration, strategy and performance.
  • Ensure inventory accuracy, regulatory and customs compliance, inventory stocking, order processing, and shipment of all goods worldwide.

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Directors of Distribution who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Operations Management, Budget Management, and People Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include People Management and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Distribution

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $63K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $95K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $121K on average. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $118K on average.

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Experience Affects Director, Distribution Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director, Distribution Salaries

Operations Management
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National Average
$114,000

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 8%