Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salary

Shipping & Receiving Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $15.63 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 $5K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but years of experience and the specific company are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While roughly a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Male Shipping & Receiving Supervisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$32,963 - $60,122
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $45,748
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,963 - $60,122  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,918  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,945  
Commission
$850  
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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$26,986 - $55,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $20.15  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $29.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,918  
   
Commission
$850  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,945  
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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$26,986 - $55,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 478

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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

  • 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.
  • Study shipping orders, bills of lading, invoices, etc. to determine workflow.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


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Shipping & Receiving Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Manufacturing Production Manager. The latter position pays an average of $63K annually. Typical career progression for a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor involves becoming a Warehouse Manager or a Shipping Supervisor, roles that pay $5K more and $3K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Logistics, Microsoft Excel, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 19 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service and forklift. For most people, competency in Inventory Management indicates knowledge of Shipping.

Pay by Experience Level for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipping & Receiving Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 324 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping & Receiving Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Shipping & Receiving Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 216 salaries. A Shipping & Receiving Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 81 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,508

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

Home to some of the best pay for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors, Cincinnati offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Memphis (+31 percent), Columbus (+14 percent), Dallas (+5 percent), and Elkhart (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Salt Lake City. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (10 percent lower) and Atlanta (8 percent lower).

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Reviews

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

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Carrollton:
"Making Miracles a Reality!"
Pros: Respectfully helping clients!
Cons: Outdated Processes & lack tech!

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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Key Stats for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salaries

▲23%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$38,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salaries

Logistics
▲29%

Microsoft Excel
▲19%

Order Inventory
▲4%


▲2%



▲1%

Inventory Management
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

forklift
▼8%

Customer Service
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%
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