Warehouse Manager Salary

Coca Cola United lures Warehouse Managers with larger-than-average paychecks: Warehouse Managers at this company make a median salary of $75K, much more than the $50K per year-national average for those in this area of work. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Safelite Autoglass, Inc, Republic National Distributing Company, and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., where Warehouse Managers typically earn around $59K, $56K, or $53K, respectively. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,394 - $73,168
$34K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,166
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$11.92 - $21.27
$12
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MEDIAN: $15.63
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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,394 - $73,168  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,040  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,363  
Commission
$198.66 - $12,080  
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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$29,520 - $71,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,844
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $21.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02  
Overtime
$16.87 - $31.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,040  
   
Commission
$198.66 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,363  
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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$29,520 - $71,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,008

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Warehouse Manager


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Warehouse Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Director of Operations. The average Director of Operations brings home $89K per year. Warehouse Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Operations Managers or Logistics Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $14K higher and $16K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Warehouse Manager


Warehouse Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, People Management, Logistics, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Machine Operation, Data Entry, and Organizing. Most people skilled in Inventory Control are similarly competent in Shipping.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Warehouse Managers. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $39K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $46K. Warehouse Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $59K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,244

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

Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles, the three biggest cities in America, are lucrative areas where pay is higher than the national average. Trailing the national average by 9 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Phoenix and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Warehouse Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Warehouse Manager?

Warehouse Manager in Woods Cross:
"Email, Shipping, Receiving, Organizing the warehouse."
Pros: Organize, Shipping, Receiving, trust with some things. I can Organize how I think is best.
Cons: I don't have a way to unlock the warehouse. I have to wait until someone out of the country unlocks the door.

Warehouse Manager in Yonkers:
"Interesting and always changing."
Pros: We customize shipments specific to clients needs. This way we impact the most amount of people possible. It also keeps the job interesting with different projects. At the end of the day everything we ship has potential to save a life.
Cons: Growing pains with a semi-new company. Protocol and systems still being established. Responsibilities are always changing. A lot of responsibility with not a lot of authority on large decesions.

Warehouse Manager in Rancho Santa Margarita:
"Warehouse Management for SR."
Pros: I like the freedom I am given to manage the way I choose. The staff is friendly.
Cons: We are often understaffed in the warehouse leading to an increase in workload for me.

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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Key Stats for Warehouse Manager

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 969 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Warehouse Manager Salaries

▲30%

▲15%

▲2%

National Average
$45,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Warehouse Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 969 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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