Distribution Center Shift Managers in the United States take home an average $51K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Distribution Center Shift Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,392 - $71,444
$37K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,997
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50%
90%

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$8.63 - $17.44
$8
$11
$17
MEDIAN: $11.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,392 - $71,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$20,403 - $70,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.63 - $17.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$20.73  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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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$20,403 - $70,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC)

  • Oversee the daily operation of a distribution center, and monitor inventory and processing of incoming and outgoing goods.
  • Identify methods for making processes more efficient and cost effective.
  • Supervise warehouse staff, direct activities, and enforce safety regulations.
  • Monitor the movement of goods in the warehouse, and ensure goods are stored and organized properly.

Common Career Paths for Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC)


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Distribution Center Shift Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Operations Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $59K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC)

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $48K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $55K. Distribution Center Shift Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $63K on average.

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Key Stats for Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC)

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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