Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC) Salary

Median pay for Distribution Center Shift Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $53K annually. Total cash compensation to Distribution Center Shift Managers approaches anywhere from $26K on the lower end to $74K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. Some workers in this field — close to one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Most Distribution Center Shift Managers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Distribution Center Shift Managers are male.

$35,889 - $73,475
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,535
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$8.37 - $18.50
(Median)
$8
$13
$18
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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,889 - $73,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,516  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,953  
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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$26,297 - $73,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.37 - $18.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.54  
Overtime
$5.82 - $28.08  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,516  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,953  
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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$26,297 - $73,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC)

  • 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.
  • 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.

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


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Distribution Center Shift Managers may enjoy increased earnings if they become Operations Managers. This seems to be a popular career move, and Operations Manager earn a slightly higher median of $59K annually.

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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.


Distribution Center Shift Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $40K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Distribution Center Shift Managers make a median salary of $60K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $66K.

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Experience Affects Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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