Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.94 per hour. Cash earnings for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors — including $4K in bonuses and $4K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $27K to $55K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Job satisfaction for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors is high. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Shipping & Receiving Supervisors who answered the questionnnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,565 - $58,723
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MEDIAN: $42,253
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$11.52 - $19.72
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,565 - $58,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,037  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,750  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$26,756 - $54,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.52 - $19.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08  
Overtime
$16.68 - $29.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,037  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,750  
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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$26,756 - $54,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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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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Shipping & Receiving Supervisors who advance into the role of a Manufacturing Production Manager are fairly uncommon. Manufacturing Production Managers on average earn $62K per year. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors typically move into roles as Warehouse Managers or Shipping Supervisors, and those positions pay $4K more and $1K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Shipping & Receiving Supervisors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Receiving, Shipping, and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Inventory Management also know Problem Solving.

Pay by Experience Level for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

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


For Shipping & Receiving Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $36K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $38K. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $45K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,052

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Shipping & Receiving Supervisors, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 12 percent above the national average. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+12 percent) and Elkhart (+3 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Houston, 15 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Salt Lake City (12 percent less) and Atlanta (9 percent less).

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
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Receiving
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Shipping
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Problem Solving
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Inventory Management
0%

Inventory Control
0%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

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: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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