Distribution Specialist Salary

The average Distribution Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.70 per hour. Job satisfaction for Distribution Specialists is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Distribution Specialists (52 percent) who responded to the survey.

$31,848 - $79,520
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $49,056
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$11.98 - $20.35
(Median)
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,848 - $79,520  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$26,499 - $61,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $20.35  
   
Overtime
$15.81 - $31.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$26,499 - $61,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $34K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $41K on average. On average, Distribution Specialists make $35K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $51K.

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Experience Affects Distribution Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$36,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 12%