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

Yearly wages for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors in the United States typically come in around $48,812 per year. Pay begins at $36,090 on the low end and climbs to $64,706 per year near the top. Experience level and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to most. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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  
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  
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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Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors may enjoy a sizeable increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder. For example, top-notch roles like Distribution Manager can offer an extra $11,759 annually than lower-level jobs in the same field.

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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors who took the survey. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Management and Operations Management. For most people, competency in Inventory Management indicates knowledge of 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.
For Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisors, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. After five to 10 years, the typical starting salary of $45K climbs to $48K. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $55K. 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 about a quarter 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, more than half land within it.

Pay Difference By Location

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$49,000
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Those employed in Columbus pick up paychecks a little bit higher than the national average; however, location is not the strongest determinant of pay for those in this profession. The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Charlotte.

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Experience Affects Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries

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$49,000

Skills That Affect Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries

Inventory Control
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 98 votes.

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%