Director, Distribution Salary

Salaries for Directors of Distribution in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($108K) per year. Total incomes of Directors of Distribution incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $33K from bonuses and close to $12K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $74K and $163K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$74,728 - $145,258
$75K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $112,835
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Salary $74,728 - $145,258
Bonus $2,000 - $36,131
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,766
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$76,165 - $174,825
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177

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Job Description for Director, Distribution

Distribution directors are responsible for ensuring that items and products stored in a warehouse get to their destinations, which include individual customers, other companies, and vendors for resale. They typically work in an office within a warehouse as well as on the warehouse floor, and work primarily for retail companies, manufacturers, wholesalers, and other employers which maintain or utilize warehouse services.

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Director, Distribution Tasks

  • Manage distribution network configuration, strategy and performance.
  • Ensure inventory accuracy, regulatory and customs compliance, inventory stocking, order processing, and shipment of all goods worldwide.
  • Provide feedback to executives as needed.
  • Oversee operations of all warehouse activities and the corresponding logistics flow to end customers.
  • Oversee the negotiation of transportation pricing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Distribution

Pay by Experience for a Director, Distribution has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Distribution with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Distribution with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Director, Distribution which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 79 salaries. A Director, Distribution with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 70 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director, Distribution

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Director, Distribution Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$120,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Director, Distribution Salaries

Logistics
▲8%


National Average
$120,000

Budget Management
▼11%

People Management
▼16%

Inventory Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%
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