Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary (United States)

Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors in the United States usually make around $48,812 annually. Compensation starts at $36,090 and can reach $64,706 per year. Cash earnings—which sometimes include up to $5,827 from bonuses and more than $4,370 from profit sharing—stretch from around $36,896 to approximately $63,640. Career length and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and most collecting vision insurance. Though the majority of Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary (?
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$36,896 - $63,640
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MEDIAN: $48,126
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Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary (?
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$13.05 - $21.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,896 - $63,640  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,827  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,370  
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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$36,090 - $64,706  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.05 - $21.87  
   
Overtime
$19.19 - $30.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,827  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,370  
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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$36,090 - $64,706  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

  • Maintain proper inventory levels in the system.
  • Lead distribution activities including scheduling, routing, loading and delivery of consumer products.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

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As Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors transition into upper-level roles, they may see a strong upturn in salary. For instance, a Distribution Manager may earn an extra $11,759 per year than his or her lower-level colleagues.

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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

Survey takers who work as Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and Operations Management. Those proficient in Inventory Management are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.
In most cases, Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. Salaries can reach $48K from $45K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $55K after 10 to 20 years. Once they've gotten two decades of experience under their belts, Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors encounter slower salary growth; at this point, they earn $56K annually. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 24 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, a majority land within this radius.

Pay Difference By Location

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$49,000
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Individuals working in Columbus earn slightly more than the national average. That said, location generally does not play a huge role in determining pay. Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries

Inventory Control
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$49,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 9%
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