Receiving Managers in the United States take home an average $14.25 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and geography. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one-third lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Receiving Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Though the majority of Receiving Managers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,640 - $63,616
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $42,804
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$9.99 - $19.86
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,640 - $63,616  
   
Bonus
$502 - $5,112  
Profit Sharing
$1,048  
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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$22,624 - $55,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $19.86  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $28.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$502 - $5,112  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,048  
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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$22,624 - $55,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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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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At the upper end, Receiving Managers who move into an Operations Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Operations Managers is a much higher $59K per year. Receiving Managers typically move into roles as Warehouse Managers or Retail Store Managers, and those positions pay $8K more and $6K more, respectively.

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Macy's, Inc., The Home Depot Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Rural King, and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Receiving Managers. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $53K.

Popular Skills for Receiving Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Logistics, People Management, and Receiving are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 40 percent, 32 percent, and 24 percent, respectively. Operations Management, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. 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

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


Receiving Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. For Receiving Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $44K.

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Experience Affects Receiving Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Receiving Manager Salaries

Logistics
up arrow 40%

People Management
up arrow 32%

Receiving
up arrow 24%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 16%

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up arrow 7%


Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Shipping
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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