The average salary for a Distribution Manager in Canada is C$67,368.
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Job Description for Distribution Manager
Distribution managers are responsible for the day-to-day tasks related to shipping large quantities of goods. Companies of all types require the services of a distribution manager, from the food industry to electronics. The work of a distribution manager typically includes monitoring large amounts of inventory for quality and quantity, overseeing warehouses and teams of warehouse workers, and meeting the demands of customers. Distribution managers work closely with warehouse supervisors to ens…Read more
Distribution Manager Tasks
- Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
- Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.
- Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
- Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.
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Popular Skills for Distribution Manager
Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Inventory Control, Logistics and Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Manager
An early career Distribution Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$61,064 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Distribution Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$64,509 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Distribution Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,160 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$81,382.
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Employees with Distribution Manager in their job title in Mississauga, Ontario earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (12.6% more) and Toronto, Ontario (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Abbotsford, British Columbia (10.9% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.3% less).
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