Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salary

Distribution Center Operations Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $52K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. 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 (72 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,434 - $66,457
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$52K
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MEDIAN: $51,534
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$11.84 - $22.42
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MEDIAN: $17.52
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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,434 - $66,457  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,929  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$37,343 - $69,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $22.42  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.45  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,929  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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).
)
$37,343 - $69,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor


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As Distribution Center Operations Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Distribution Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Distribution Managers earn $61K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor


Survey results imply that Distribution Center Operations Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Inventory Management, Document Review and Distribution, and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Office Management, and Inventory Control. 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.


For Distribution Center Operations Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. Distribution Center Operations Supervisors bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Distribution Center Operations Supervisor generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $59K.

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Key Stats for Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Distribution Center (DC) Operations Supervisor Salaries


National Average
$51,000





Office Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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