Distribution Manager Salary (United States)

A Distribution Manager earns an average salary of $62,333 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Supply Chain and Project Management.
Distribution Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,191 - $86,794
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MEDIAN: $62,332
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Distribution Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.18 - $33.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,191 - $86,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,515  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $7,946  
Commission
$4,860 - $50,980  
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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$39,427 - $95,289  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 730
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$0.39 - $39.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,515  
   
Commission
$4,860 - $50,980  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $7,946  
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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$39,427 - $95,289  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 730
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Job Description for Distribution Manager
Distribution managers are responsible for the day-to-day tasks related to shipping large quantities of goods. Companies of all types require the services of a distribution manager, from the food industry to electronics. The work of a distribution manager typically includes monitoring large amounts of inventory for quality and quantity, overseeing warehouses and teams of warehouse workers, and meeting the demands of customers. Distribution managers work closely with warehouse supervisors to ensure that goods are loaded in a manner that is timely, meets quality standards, and facilitates on-time delivery.
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Distribution Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
  • Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.
  • Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
  • Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.
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Pay Difference By Location
Irvine
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Chicago
up arrow 33%
Philadelphia
up arrow 16%
Dallas
up arrow 12%
Columbus
up arrow 12%
Atlanta
up arrow 11%
Fort Worth
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Denver
up arrow 4%
Los Angeles
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National Average
$64,000
Buffalo
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Portland
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Experience Affects Distribution Manager Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Distribution Manager Salaries

Supply Chain
up arrow 31%
People Management
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$64,000
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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