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Distribution Specialist Salary

The average Distribution Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.59 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Distribution Specialists making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.
$31,473 - $78,579
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,056
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$11.48 - $20.54
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,473 - $78,579  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,146  
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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$26,533 - $61,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $20.54  
   
Overtime
$15.78 - $30.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,146  
   
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).
)
$26,533 - $61,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
United States (change)

Job Description for Distribution Specialist

  • Manage and mitigate handling errors, damaged goods and other failures.
  • Demonstrate appropriate packaging, handling and labeling, creating standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor distribution processes, identifying bottlenecks and implementing improvements to sorting, collection and collation.
  • Keep official records for incoming and outbound cargo, verifying and refusing cargo.

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Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Specialist

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $34K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $42K. Distribution Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $36K. Distribution Specialists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $51K.

Experience Affects Distribution Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 9%