Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary

Pay for Distribution Center Operations Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $49K per year. With some bonuses approaching $6K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Distribution Center Operations Supervisors spread between $36K and $64K depending on individual performance. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Distribution Center Operations Supervisors who answered the questionnnaire. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,749 - $62,205
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,111
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$13.24 - $24.47
(Median)
$13
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$36,749 - $62,205  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,591  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,548  
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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$36,095 - $63,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.24 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,591  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,548  
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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$36,095 - $63,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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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Distribution Center Operations Supervisors who go on to become Distribution Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Distribution Managers is $61K annually.

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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor


Distribution Center Operations Supervisors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. 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. Document Review and Distribution and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Inventory Management also tend to 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.


Distribution Center Operations Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $46K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $48K. Distribution Center Operations Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. Distribution Center Operations Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $56K.

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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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National Average
$49,000



Document Review and Distribution
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 9%
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