Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary

The average Distribution Center Operations Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $50K per year. In the world of Distribution Center Operations Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $64K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $6K, respectively. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Distribution Center Operations Supervisors who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Distribution Center Operations Supervisors — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,882 - $63,418
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$63K
MEDIAN: $49,790
10%
50%
90%

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$12.87 - $22.80
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,882 - $63,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,411  
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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$35,912 - $64,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $22.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,411  
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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$35,912 - $64,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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

  • 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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For Distribution Center Operations Supervisors, progressing to a Distribution Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Distribution Manager can earn $61K annually.

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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor


Distribution Center Operations Supervisors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Inventory Control, Operations Management, Inventory Management, and Document Review and Distribution are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Office Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Office Management and Document Review and Distribution also typically command lower compensation. Most people 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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $46K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $48K. Distribution Center Operations Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $56K on 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
0%

National Average
$49,000

Operations Management
up arrow 4%



Office Management
up arrow 24%

Office Administration
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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