Warehouse Manager Salary

A sizeable majority of Warehouse Managers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $49K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Warehouse Managers can bottom out near $29K or peak near $68K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though years of experience and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. For the most part, Warehouse Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,760 - $69,823
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,642
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$11.33 - $20.49
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,760 - $69,823  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,734  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,192  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$28,920 - $68,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,796
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $20.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.74  
Overtime
$15.19 - $30.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,734  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,192  
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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$28,920 - $68,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,189
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Job Description for Warehouse Manager

A warehouse manager has many responsibilities, all of which consist of maintaining and receiving equipment. A warehouse manager must also supervise the staff of the warehouse, along with working with them to complete tasks. The job duties a warehouse manager is responsible for include complying with federal, state, and local warehousing.

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Warehouse Manager Tasks

  • Schedule and coordinate shipments to all warehouses.
  • Coordinate unloading of shipping containers, organizing and maintaining supplies.
  • Manage physical inventory and communicate inventory levels to staff and sales force.
  • Manage warehouse staff.
  • Monitor and improve shipping procedures to maximize shipping effectiveness and efficiency.

Common Career Paths for Warehouse Manager


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At the upper end, Warehouse Managers who move into a Director of Operations role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Directors of Operations is a much higher $87K per year. The most common next step for a Warehouse Manager is to become an Operations Manager or a Logistics Manager. The former position pays an additional $15K per year on average, and the latter position pays $17K more per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Warehouse Manager


Warehouse Managers fill the offices of leading firms Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., LKQ Corp., Aramark, Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc., and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc offers the most; Warehouse Managers earn $60K on average there.

Popular Skills for Warehouse Manager


Warehouse Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Budget Management, Operations Management, and Logistics are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 12 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Entry, Organizing, and Shipping. Those educated in Inventory Control tend to be well versed in Shipping.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Manager

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


For Warehouse Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $38K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $44K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $54K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Warehouse Managers in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 16 percent above the national average. Warehouse Managers will also find cushy salaries in St. Louis (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), Miami (+11 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Diego. Employers also pay below the national average in Portland (4 percent lower) and Denver (2 percent lower).

Warehouse Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Warehouse Manager?

Warehouse Manager in Latham:
"Heavily lied to in interview."
Pros: Some of the employees make the job fun at times. Other than that there is nothing good or rewarding about the job.
Cons: Horrible support system and upper management. The demand is rediculous especially since the job is physical labor. The company does not care about the workers or their safety.

Warehouse Manager in Miami:
"Stressful."
Pros: What I like the most is that the customer is satisfied with the service we provide and they received the product that they need.
Cons: When I couldn't help the customer.

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Experience Affects Warehouse Manager Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Warehouse Manager Salaries




People Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Training
0%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Inventory Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Purchasing
up arrow 2%

Inventory Control
up arrow 4%

Shipping
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1363 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 24%
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