Distribution Specialist Salary

For Distribution Specialists, hourly average wages total $15.08 per hour. Men make up a slight majority of Distribution Specialists (54 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$31,869 - $79,673

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$12.26 - $20.72

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,869 - $79,673  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $8,131  
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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$26,771 - $61,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $20.72  
   
Overtime
$15.94 - $30.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $8,131  
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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$26,771 - $61,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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 $35K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $40K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $52K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Distribution Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 11%
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