A Distribution Manager earns an average salary of $61,187 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Supply Chain, Project Management, People Management, and Operations Management.
Distribution Manager Total Pay (?
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$39,636 - $86,419
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MEDIAN: $61,187
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Distribution Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.13 - $28.19
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,636 - $86,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,927  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,729  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,125  
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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$38,151 - $94,419  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 744
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.13 - $28.19  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $38.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,927  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,125  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,729  
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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$38,151 - $94,419  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 744
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Fort Worth
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Buffalo
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National Average
$62,000
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Experience Affects Distribution Manager Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Distribution Manager Salaries

Supply Chain
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People Management
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Inventory Management
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$62,000
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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