Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary
The average Distribution Center Operations Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $52K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Though the majority of Distribution Center Operations Supervisors do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Most Distribution Center Operations Supervisors survey respondents are men (77 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$39,821 - $73,994|
|Bonus||$290.87 - $9,480|
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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).)
|$37,563 - $73,339|
|Hourly Rate||$10.25 - $22.47|
|Overtime||$21.43 - $40.85|
|Bonus||$290.87 - $9,480|
|Total Pay (||$37,563 - $73,339|
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.Read More...
Those in this position will often work on the floor, so a great deal of walking may be involved. The main responsibility of a distribution center operations supervisor is to maintain good workflow and ensure that employees are motivated and efficient; they communicate often with other employees, so strong communication skills are very important. They also provide feedback and teach employees about new methods, strategies, and policies. They must always aim to improve efficiency and quality of the work by identifying what should be changed or modified in the workplace and implementing plans for improvement.
Those in this position work with employees from multiple departments, such as shipping and stocking, and may be partially responsible for training and hiring new employees, as well. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor
Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Inventory Management, Document Review and Distribution, and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Office Administration, Office Management, and Inventory Control. It is often found that people who know Inventory Management are also skilled in Inventory Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor
Pay by Experience for a Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 62 salaries. A Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 28 salaries.
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