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Receiving Manager Salary (United States)

For Receiving Managers, hourly wages usually total $13.57 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $4K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $2K, overall incomes of Receiving Managers spread between $22K and $55K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by career length, followed by the company and geography. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair portion report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Making up 74 percent of the field, male Receiving Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, Receiving Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Receiving Manager Salary (?
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$30,650 - $66,968
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MEDIAN: $45,320
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Receiving Manager Salary (?
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$9.39 - $18.48
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,650 - $66,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,438  
Profit Sharing
$23.15 - $2,027  
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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$21,581 - $55,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 191
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$9.39 - $18.48  
   
Overtime
$15.08 - $28.40  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,438  
   
Profit Sharing
$23.15 - $2,027  
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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$21,581 - $55,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 328
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Job Description for Receiving Manager

Receiving Managers are responsible for all of the supplies that a business requires. Without these supplies, companies simply could not function. They must also be aware of exactly what is needed without ordering too much. Receiving Managers have to be focused on providing their place of employment with the required materials while also being cost-efficient.
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Receiving Manager Tasks
  • Ensure quality standards are met in incoming goods and safety practices are followed.
  • Streamline receiving processes to decrease time spent in transit and increase quality control.
  • Supervise acceptance, warehousing, and delivery of goods and inbound freight.

Common Career Paths for Receiving Manager

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Receiving Managers sometimes assume positions such as Operations Managers. That role typically pays $58K per year. Warehouse Managers or Retail Store Managers are common next-step roles for Receiving Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Warehouse Managers is $8K higher on average, and it's $7K higher for Retail Store Managers.

Receiving Manager Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Receiving Manager

The biggest paychecks can be found at Macy's, Inc. — the median salary there is $43K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with the lowest salaries sitting near $27K and highest ones in the neighborhood of $52K. Macy's, Inc. is another employer with a reputation for below-average pay.

Professional skills reported by Receiving Managers are few in number. Those who have experience with Inventory Control, Inventory Management, and Data Entry can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry. It is not unusual for someone who knows Inventory Control to be familiar with Inventory Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Manager

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Receiving Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $31K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $34K. Receiving Managers bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $48K. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; a majority of respondents fall in this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than two percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining nearly one-tenth.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$34,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Receiving Managers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 22 percent above the national average. Receiving Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+7 percent).

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Experience Affects Receiving Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Receiving Manager Salaries

Inventory Control
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Inventory Management
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National Average
$34,000
Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 27%