A Shipping Manager earns an average salary of $47,106 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Organizing.
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$32,824 - $66,882
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$33K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,105
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$11.72 - $20.66
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$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,824 - $66,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,737  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,500  
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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$27,588 - $62,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $20.66  
   
Overtime
$16.78 - $31.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,737  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,500  
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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$27,588 - $62,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 485
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Job Description for Shipping Manager

Warehouse settings of companies can be chaotic, and their many parts must work in cohesion for the proper facilitation of shipping. Orders must be brought in, filled, and shipped out, and shipping managers are responsible for ensuring that these tasks are coordinated so that the warehouse runs smoothly and all packages are sent and received on-time. They are not only responsible for outgoing packages, but also for coordinating incoming packages and shipments and determining their destinations.

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Shipping Manager Tasks

  • Hire, train, and oversee workers who receive, store, test, and ship.
  • Manage shipping and receiving operations, conditions, costs and timelines.
  • Evaluate and choose load size and transport, and coordinate from point of origin to final destination.
  • Liaise with compliance department to ensure meeting local, federal and international regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Shipping Manager

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,187

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Experience Affects Shipping Manager Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Shipping Manager Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 24%

Organizing
up arrow 14%


Operations Management
up arrow 6%

Logistics
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Inventory Control
up arrow 2%

Shipping
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Order Inventory
up arrow 14%

Packaging
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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