Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary

The average Distribution Center Operations Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $49K annually. Total incomes of Distribution Center Operations Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $64K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Distribution Center Operations Supervisors survey respondents are men (72 percent). For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,897 - $62,707

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$13.29 - $24.36

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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
$36,897 - $62,707  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,828  
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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$36,040 - $64,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.29 - $24.36  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.00  
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 - $5,828  
   
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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$36,040 - $64,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 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. 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.


Distribution Center Operations Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $46K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. Distribution Center Operations Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $55K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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 56 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 9%
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