Distribution Center Manager Salary

A Distribution Center Manager earns an average salary of $72,441 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,587 - $107,692
$51K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,037
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50%
90%

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$11.62 - $31.02
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.16
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50%
90%

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$0$117K
Salary $50,587 - $107,692
Bonus $994 - $17,261
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,234
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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$49,712 - $117,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 321
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.62 - $31.02
Overtime $26.40
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $994 - $17,261
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,234
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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$49,712 - $117,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 goods. They must quickly respond to new orders and ensure delivery of the proper items. Distribution center managers deal either directly with customers or with associated store managers to address any mistakes made in the distribution process. This requires excellent customer service skills.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Distribution Center Manager


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Popular Skills for Distribution Center Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Center Manager

Pay by Experience for a Distribution Center Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Distribution Center Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 81 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Distribution Center Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Distribution Center Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 160 salaries. A Distribution Center Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,755

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

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Key Stats for Distribution Center Manager

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Distribution Center Manager Salaries

▲17%

▲5%

National Average
$77,000

▼11%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Distribution Center Manager Salaries

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲15%


▲1%

National Average
$77,000

Team Leadership
▼1%


Sales Management
▼4%

Logistics
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%