Receiving Manager Salary

Receiving Managers in the United States take home approximately $13.76 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Receiving Managers approaches anywhere from $23K on the lower end to $55K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — career length and geography are driving factors as well. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Receiving Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$30,186 - $64,578
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,402
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$9.71 - $19.16
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,186 - $64,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,766  
Profit Sharing
$23.70 - $7,757  
Commission
$1,200  
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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$22,518 - $54,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $19.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.47  
Overtime
$15.01 - $28.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,766  
   
Commission
$1,200  
Profit Sharing
$23.70 - $7,757  
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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$22,518 - $54,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 335
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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Receiving Managers sometimes become Operations Managers, where the average income is $59K per year. A common career progression for a Receiving Manager is to become a Warehouse Manager or a Retail Store Manager. Compared to Receiving Managers, the first group earns $8K more on average, and the second group earns $6K more.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Receiving Manager


Known for taking on a considerable number of Receiving Managers, Macy's, Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., The Home Depot Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, and Rural King are leading firms in the industry. Although Macy's, Inc. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $44K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $34K to $51K.

Popular Skills for Receiving Manager


Receiving Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Shipping, Logistics, People Management, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 15 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Operations Management. Employees educated in Inventory Control are typically practiced in Inventory Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Manager

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $31K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $35K. Receiving Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $43K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Receiving Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Receiving Manager Salaries

Shipping
up arrow 15%

Logistics
up arrow 11%

People Management
up arrow 10%

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Inventory Control
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Operations Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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