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Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC) Salary

An average Distribution Center Shift Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Cash earnings for Distribution Center Shift Managers — which occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $28K to approximately $71K. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Distribution Center Shift Managers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Distribution Center Shift Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a fair number have dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$37,803 - $70,218
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MEDIAN: $54,067
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$8.06 - $24.83
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,803 - $70,218  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,456  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $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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$27,866 - $70,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.06 - $24.83  
   
Overtime
$11.47 - $26.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,456  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $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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$27,866 - $70,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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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Compensation may increase for Distribution Center Shift Managers who advance to upper-end positions like Operations Manager, who report median income of $58K.

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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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $43K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $54K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Distribution Center Shift Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $61K. 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 $65K on average.

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Experience Affects Shift Manager, Distribution Center (DC) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 22%