Warehouse Manager Salary

For Warehouse Managers, Coca Cola United hands out the highest paychecks — $75K on average — relative to the national average of $51K annually. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Safelite Autoglass, Inc, Republic National Distributing Company, and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., top-paying firms where Warehouse Managers rake in a $59K, $55K, or $53K, respectively. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$35,015 - $74,508
$35K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,868
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50%
90%

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$12.06 - $21.53
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.92
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50%
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$0$74K
Salary $35,015 - $74,508
Bonus $0.00 - $7,996
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,250
Commission $0.00 - $12,000
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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$29,943 - $72,279
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,751
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.06 - $21.53
Hourly Tips $0.45
Overtime $17.33 - $31.92
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,996
Commission $0.00 - $12,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,250
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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$29,943 - $72,279
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,005

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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Director of Operations. The latter position pays an average of $89K annually. Warehouse Managers typically move into roles as Operations Managers or Logistics Managers, and those positions pay $13K more and $15K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Warehouse Manager


Warehouse Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, People Management, Logistics, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Machine Operation, Data Entry, and Organizing. Those educated in Inventory Control tend to be well versed in Shipping.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Manager

Pay by Experience for a Warehouse Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Warehouse Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 2,465 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Warehouse Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 1,848 salaries. An experienced Warehouse Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 1,844 salaries. A Warehouse Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 892 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,952

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

For Warehouse Managers, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Warehouse Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+15 percent), Denver (+11 percent), Houston (+10 percent), and Los Angeles (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland and Orlando (5 percent lower).

Warehouse Manager Reviews

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

Warehouse Manager in Turlock:
"Stress level is very high, love the fast pace."
Pros: I work with great people and the company does make me feel appreciated.
Cons: High demand, very stressful.

Warehouse Manager in St. Louis:
Pros: Coming up with new and more efficient ways of working to meet the customer. I love the benefits.
Cons: I do not feel like disclosing that information.

Warehouse Manager in Dyersburg:
"Managing People."
Pros: I enjoy having metrics to hit on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. I enjoy working with a team and changing processes in order to hit our metrics.
Cons: I do not enjoy working for people that are not a capable as me. I feel like this slows down my career.

Warehouse Manager in Orange:
Pros: I enjoy the variety of my tasks.
Cons: I dislike how irregular busy times can be.

Warehouse Manager in Florence:
"It's not baf."
Pros: I enjoy dealing with my employees. All are great folks and do whatever I ask.
Cons: Sometimes it can get overwhelming to deal with bosses on a day to day basis. Nothing too bad about it.

Warehouse Manager in Cerritos:
"I like it."
Pros: I work by myself. Have my own desk and computer.
Cons: The pay isn't as much as I should be getting. I have a lot of responsibility.

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.

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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 1155 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Warehouse Manager Salaries

▲29%

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$46,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Warehouse Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1155 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 27%
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