Distribution Center Manager Salary (United States)

A Distribution Center Manager earns an average salary of $66,916 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Leadership and Budget Management.
Distribution Center Manager Total Pay (?
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.
)
$45,868 - $98,751
(Median)
46K
54K
67K
82K
99K
MEDIAN: $66,915
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Distribution Center Manager Total Pay (?
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.
)
$12.43 - $23.70
(Median)
12
15
22
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
25%
75%
Add this chart to your site

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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,868 - $98,751  
   
Bonus
$24.47 - $16,886  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $10,239  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,500  
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).
)
$47,030 - $107,287  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $23.70  
   
Overtime
$24.97 - $33.70  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$24.47 - $16,886  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $10,239  
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).
)
$47,030 - $107,287  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
Is Distribution Center Manager your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Distribution Center Manager

Distribution center managers are responsible for all aspects related to the receiving, storing, and shipping of goods to and from a distribution center. This is a key position in supply chain management, and distribution center managers are responsible for ensuring that, upon receipt, goods are properly stored in an orderly and safe manner to maintain product quality, worker safety, and future ease of access. They design an efficient layout for storage and a process for storing and retrieving goods. They must quickly respond to new orders and ensure delivery of the proper items. Distribution center managers deal either directly with customers or with associated store managers to address any mistakes made in the distribution process. This requires excellent customer service skills.
Read More...
Distribution Center Manager Tasks
  • Manage center staff, including ensuring adherence to safety regulations.
  • Standardize receiving, sorting, quality control, and distribution of materials and products.
  • Oversee organization shipping and receiving processes to ensure timely access to materials and products.
  • Analyze routing and transportation needs both within and external to the center to identify areas for improvement.

Common Career Paths for Distribution Center Manager

Distribution Center Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Center Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
up arrow 23%
Dallas
up arrow 18%
Tulsa
up arrow 1%
National Average
$69,000
Atlanta
up arrow 9%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Distribution Center Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$69,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Distribution Center Manager Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 52%
Budget Management
up arrow 23%
National Average
$69,000
Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -