Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salary

Shipping & Receiving Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $14.82 per hour. In the world of Shipping & Receiving Supervisors, overall income ranges from $27K near the bottom to $55K at the top; this can include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Shipping & Receiving Supervisors survey respondents are men (79 percent). While about a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. For the most part, Shipping & Receiving Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,590 - $58,602

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$11.40 - $19.65

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,590 - $58,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$4.74 - $3,041  
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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$26,669 - $54,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $19.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.21  
Overtime
$16.40 - $29.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$4.74 - $3,041  
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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$26,669 - $54,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 462
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Job Description for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Shipping and receiving supervisor positions are common in manufacturing companies and other organizations that regularly ship and/or receive products and supplies. It is rare that any industry-specific knowledge is necessary for applicants to this position, but a general understanding of safety protocols and best practices is essential. Educational requirements vary among companies, with some requiring a bachelor’s degree and others only requiring a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience requirements may vary widely as well, with some requiring five or more years of supervisory experience and others open to entry-level applicants.

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Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Tasks

  • Resolve discrepancies between orders and goods, such as delays, condition, weight, quality, etc.
  • Maintain inventory of incoming, stored, and outgoing goods, as well as current space available.
  • Manage verification, acceptance, counting, and records of all incoming goods and their condition.
  • Coordinate packing and shipping all goods, including assembling packages, weighing them, and tracking costs.
  • Update compliance policies around weight, quality, and timeliness for shipping and receiving.

Common Career Paths for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


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It's not very common for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors to move on to become Manufacturing Production Managers. Average pay for a Manufacturing Production Manager is $62K annually. Warehouse Managers or Operations Managers are common next-step roles for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors moving up in their careers; annual pay for Warehouse Managers is $4K higher on average, and it's $21K higher for Operations Managers.

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Popular Skills for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Survey results imply that Shipping & Receiving Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Receiving, Operations Management, Shipping, and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Inventory Management are also skilled in Problem Solving.

Pay by Experience Level for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

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. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $35K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $37K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $46K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Shipping & Receiving Supervisors in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 9 percent above the national average. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Elkhart (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Houston, 15 percent below the national average.

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Reviews

What is it like working as a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor?

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Cuyahoga Falls:
"Could Be Better."
Pros: I like what I do and who I work with. I enjoy the challenge of getting my tasks done each day.
Cons: I feel as if I'm doing more than others and getting paid an unfair amount at times.

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Experience Affects Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$38,000



Skills That Affect Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Receiving
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
0%

National Average
$38,000

Problem Solving
up arrow 1%

Inventory Control
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%
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