A Distribution Center Manager earns an average salary of $71,990 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,698 - $102,708
$49K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,990
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50%
90%

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$11.86 - $30.39
$12
$19
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,698 - $102,708  
   
Bonus
$1,015 - $17,664  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,698  
Commission
$17,250  
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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$46,491 - $109,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $30.39  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $40.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,015 - $17,664  
   
Commission
$17,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,698  
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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$46,491 - $109,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.

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Distribution Center Manager Tasks

  • 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.
  • Manage center staff, including ensuring adherence to safety regulations.
  • Standardize receiving, sorting, quality control, and distribution of materials and products.

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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

National Average: $75,173

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Key Stats for Distribution Center Manager

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Distribution Center Manager Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Distribution Center Manager Salaries

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
up arrow 24%



Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000


Sales Management
up arrow 2%

Logistics
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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