Distribution Specialist Salary

Average Distribution Specialists in the United States make around $16.30 per hour. In the world of Distribution Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $26K and $65K. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Male Distribution Specialists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,152 - $77,998
$30K
$48K
$78K
MEDIAN: $47,657
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$12.05 - $25.07
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$0$77K
Salary $30,152 - $77,998
Bonus $0.00 - $6,040
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,681
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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$25,755 - $65,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.05 - $25.07
Overtime $19.38 - $37.42
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,040
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,681
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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$25,755 - $65,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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Job Description for Distribution Specialist

Distribution specialists work in a factory or warehouse environment to receive, store, and distribute equipment needed for the company. They also have inventory duties and are usually accountable for loss of goods, and they must ensure adequate levels of necessary supplies at all times. They may also have ordering duties and should be able to negotiate and facilitate relationships with vendors.

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Distribution Specialist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Manage and mitigate handling errors, damaged goods and other failures.
  • Demonstrate appropriate packaging, handling and labeling, creating standard operating procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Distribution Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Distribution Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Distribution Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Distribution Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 34 salaries. A Distribution Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Distribution Specialist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Distribution Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Distribution Specialist Salaries

Customer Service
▲21%

Microsoft Excel
▲7%

National Average
$37,000

Shipping
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 5%
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