Average Distribution Center Operations Supervisors in the United States make around $51K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Distribution Center Operations Supervisors who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,491 - $65,968
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $51,345
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$12.00 - $23.01
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MEDIAN: $17.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$40,491 - $65,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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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$37,477 - $68,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $23.01  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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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$37,477 - $68,050  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

Distribution center (DC) operations supervisors are employed primarily by retail companies. A high school diploma or GED is required for this position, and some employers require a bachelor's degree. Almost all employers will also require applicants to have at least a few years of experience in a managerial position, and familiarity with data-processing software and the Microsoft Office suite of products is highly beneficial.

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Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Tasks

  • Coordinates the scheduling of DC staff to ensure that deadlines for areas of responsibility are met.
  • Supervise, train, and review new and existing DC staff.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels in the system.
  • Lead distribution activities including scheduling, routing, loading and delivery of consumer products.

Common Career Paths for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor


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As Distribution Center Operations Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Distribution Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Distribution Managers earn $61K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor


Distribution Center Operations Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Document Review and Distribution, Inventory Management, and Office Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Office Administration and Inventory Control. The majority of those who know Inventory Management also know Inventory Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Distribution Center Operations Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $52K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Distribution Center Operations Supervisors see a median salary of $55K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $57K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Key Stats for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries


Inventory Management
0%

Document Review and Distribution
0%

National Average
$51,000


Office Management
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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