Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salary

The average Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.94 per hour. Final cash compensation to Shipping & Receiving Supervisors varies from around $27K to approximately $55K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $4K and $4K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by career duration and the individual firm. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most Shipping & Receiving Supervisors survey respondents are men (78 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,565 - $58,723
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,253
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$11.52 - $19.72
(Median)
$12
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$20
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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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.52 - $19.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08  
Overtime
$16.68 - $29.22  
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$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 do not often transition into Manufacturing Production Manager roles. The role averages $62K per year. Typical career progression for a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor involves becoming a Warehouse Manager or a Shipping Supervisor, roles that pay $4K more and $1K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Shipping & Receiving Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Receiving, Shipping, and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with 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 many Shipping & Receiving Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $36K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $38K. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $39K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $45K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,052

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Shipping & Receiving Supervisors will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 12 percent. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+12 percent) and Elkhart (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Houston, which sits 15 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Salt Lake City and Atlanta (12 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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
up arrow 3%

Shipping
up arrow 1%

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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