$49,152
Avg. Salary
$16.09
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,372

Bonus

$1,536

Profit Sharing

$15,125

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Shipping Manager is $16.09 per hour.

The average pay for a Shipping Manager is $49,152 per year.

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$12.13
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$16.09
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$21.58
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MEDIAN $16.09
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$35k
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$49k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $49,152
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MEDIAN: $49,152
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$0$69K
Salary $34,940 - $69,997
Bonus $0.00 - $7,513
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,272
Commission $15,125
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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$28,696 - $63,747
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 827
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.13 - $21.58
Hourly Tips $1.78
Overtime $17.67 - $31.39
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,513
Commission $15,125
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,272
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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$28,696 - $63,747
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 944

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.

Shipping Manager Pay By Employer

$0$48K

Costa Farms
2 profiles
$47,500

Common Career Paths for Shipping Manager


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Shipping Managers who go on to become Manufacturing Production Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Manufacturing Production Managers is $63K annually. Becoming a Warehouse Manager or a Senior Shipping Manager is often the next step for a Shipping Manager.

Shipping Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Shipping Manager


Survey results imply that Shipping Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Oral / Verbal Communication, Organizing, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 13 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Those listing Packaging as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Order Inventory and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Logistics are similarly competent in Inventory Management.

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

16%

1%

-4%

-7%

-15%

-23%

National Average: $41,147

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

Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, Shipping Managers in Memphis receive some of the highest pay in the country. Shipping Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), Cleveland (+14 percent), and New York (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Grand Rapids (20 percent lower) and Phoenix (14 percent lower).

Shipping Manager Reviews

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

Shipping Manager in Manitowoc:
"Lake michigan on our shore, car ferry, light traffic."
Pros: My family is close, like the openness of the area.
Cons: Job options limited, culture items sparse and large shopping centers not near.

Shipping Manager in Dallas:
Learn your companies most frequented lanes. Establish a relationship with more than one expeditors. Follow fuel prices and surcharges for quick freight estimates.

Shipping Manager in Bemidji:
Learn all the ins and outs of shipping freight. Know your product. This will save you time and money.

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.

Shipping Manager in St. Paul:
"High stress long hours, Work weekends & holidays."
Don't take the job home with you.

Shipping Manager in Hammond:
"HOW MUCH I WOULD BE MAKING IN TEN YEARS."
CHECK ALL YOUR WORK, BECAUSE IT WILL TAKE LONGER TO FIX IT LATER.

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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 407 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Shipping Manager Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

▲3%

National Average
$41,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Shipping Manager Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲22%

Organizing
▲11%


Operations Management
▲4%

▲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 407 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 29%