Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salary

The average Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $15.69 per hour. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K each, total incomes of Shipping & Receiving Supervisors generally range from $27K to $56K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by years of experience and the specific company. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Shipping & Receiving Supervisors is high. Male Shipping & Receiving Supervisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,900 - $60,328
$33K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,268
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$11.59 - $20.65
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MEDIAN: $15.70
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$0$60K
Salary $32,900 - $60,328
Bonus $0.00 - $4,882
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,841
Commission $700
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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$26,693 - $55,523
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 247
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.59 - $20.65
Overtime $16.56 - $31.90
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,882
Commission $700
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,841
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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$26,693 - $55,523
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 518

Job Description for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Shipping and receiving supervisor positions are common in manufacturing companies and other organizations that regularly ship and/or receive products and supplies. It is rare that any industry-specific knowledge is necessary for applicants to this position, but a general understanding of safety protocols and best practices is essential. Educational requirements vary among companies, with some requiring a bachelor’s degree and others only requiring a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience requirements may vary widely as well, with some requiring five or more years of supervisory experience and others open to entry-level applicants.

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Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Tasks

  • Coordinate packing and shipping all goods, including assembling packages, weighing them, and tracking costs.
  • Update compliance policies around weight, quality, and timeliness for shipping and receiving.
  • Study shipping orders, bills of lading, invoices, etc. to determine workflow.
  • Resolve discrepancies between orders and goods, such as delays, condition, weight, quality, etc.
  • Maintain inventory of incoming, stored, and outgoing goods, as well as current space available.

Common Career Paths for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


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Shipping & Receiving Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Manufacturing Production Manager. The latter position pays an average of $63K annually. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors most often move into positions as Warehouse Managers or Shipping Supervisors; those groups report median salaries that are $5K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Popular Skills for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor


Shipping & Receiving Supervisors report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Logistics, Microsoft Excel, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 18 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and forklift as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. It is often found that people who know Inventory Management are also skilled in Shipping.

Pay by Experience Level for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipping & Receiving Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 324 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping & Receiving Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 236 salaries. An experienced Shipping & Receiving Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 216 salaries. A Shipping & Receiving Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 81 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,590

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

Shipping & Receiving Supervisors will find that Cincinnati offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Shipping & Receiving Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Memphis (+29 percent), Columbus (+13 percent), Dallas (+4 percent), and Elkhart (+4 percent). Salt Lake City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Los Angeles (11 percent less) and Atlanta (8 percent less).

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Shipping & Receiving Supervisor?

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Carrollton:
"Making Miracles a Reality!"
Pros: Respectfully helping clients!
Cons: Outdated Processes & lack tech!

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Wilmington:
"Rate of pay."
Pros: That I don't have to pick up alot of heavy things! Getting the job done.
Cons: The time I start work.

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Corte Madera:
Pros: The people I work with. Monday through Friday schedule.
Cons: Management style. Lack of proper delegation and training. The waste seen daily in selling single use products of dubious quality to unsuspecting customers.

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor in Cuyahoga Falls:
"Could Be Better."
Pros: I like what I do and who I work with. I enjoy the challenge of getting my tasks done each day.
Cons: I feel as if I'm doing more than others and getting paid an unfair amount at times.

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Key Stats for Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salaries

▲23%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$38,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Shipping & Receiving Supervisor Salaries

Logistics
▲29%

Microsoft Excel
▲18%

Order Inventory
▲4%


▲2%



▲1%

Inventory Management
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

forklift
▼9%

Customer Service
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 20%