Shipping Manager Salary

A Shipping Manager earns an average wage of $15.66 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Organizing.
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$34,817 - $68,430
$35K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,409
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50%
90%

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$11.98 - $21.39
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.15
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$0$68K
Salary $34,817 - $68,430
Bonus $0.00 - $7,067
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,286
Commission $126.00
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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$28,673 - $63,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 450
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.98 - $21.39
Overtime $18.07 - $31.78
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,067
Commission $126.00
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,286
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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$28,673 - $63,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 538

Job Description for Shipping Manager

Warehouse settings of companies can be chaotic, and their many parts must work in cohesion for the proper facilitation of shipping. Orders must be brought in, filled, and shipped out, and shipping managers are responsible for ensuring that these tasks are coordinated so that the warehouse runs smoothly and all packages are sent and received on-time. They are not only responsible for outgoing packages, but also for coordinating incoming packages and shipments and determining their destinations.

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Shipping Manager Tasks

  • Evaluate and choose load size and transport, and coordinate from point of origin to final destination.
  • Liaise with compliance department to ensure meeting local, federal and international regulations.
  • Hire, train, and oversee workers who receive, store, test, and ship.
  • Manage shipping and receiving operations, conditions, costs and timelines.

Common Career Paths for Shipping Manager


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Shipping Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Shipping Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Shipping Manager

Pay by Experience for a Shipping Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipping Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 462 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 309 salaries. An experienced Shipping Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 295 salaries. A Shipping Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 119 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,931

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

Shipping Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Shipping Manager?

Shipping Manager in Columbia:
"Fast pace."
Pros: I like the industry as well as the challenge and people.
Cons: Organization, communication.

Shipping Manager in Albany:
"Chaotic but rewarding."
Pros: The sense of accomplishment at the end of each day.
Cons: Stretched very thin, often work unpaid extra hours, not enough man power to effectively complete job, always rushing, lack of quality control. I can not be in 6 places at one time.

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Key Stats for Shipping Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 250 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Shipping Manager Salaries

▲21%

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$41,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Shipping Manager Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲22%

Organizing
▲12%


Operations Management
▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000



▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Customer Service
▼16%

Order Inventory
▼22%

Packaging
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 250 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 27%