The average salary for a Distribution Center Manager in Canada is C$71,528.
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C$53k - C$101k
C$997 - C$24k
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C$56k - C$102k
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Job Description for Distribution Center Manager
Distribution center managers are responsible for all aspects related to the receiving, storing, and shipping of goods to and from a distribution center. This is a key position in supply chain management, and distribution center managers are responsible for ensuring that, upon receipt, goods are properly stored in an orderly and safe manner to maintain product quality, worker safety, and future ease of access. They design an efficient layout for storage and a process for storing and retrieving g…Read more
Distribution Center Manager Tasks
- Oversee organization shipping and receiving processes to ensure timely access to materials and products.
- Analyze routing and transportation needs both within and external to the center to identify areas for improvement.
- Manage center staff, including ensuring adherence to safety regulations.
- Standardize receiving, sorting, quality control, and distribution of materials and products.
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Popular Skills for Distribution Center Manager
Skills in Operations Management and Logistics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Inventory Management and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Center Manager
An early career Distribution Center Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$63,000 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Distribution Center Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,022 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Distribution Center Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,406 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$84,400.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Distribution Center Manager in their job title in Moncton, New Brunswick earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (3.6% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.1% less).
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