$51,215
Avg. Salary
$16.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,002

Profit Sharing

$1,762

Commission

$4,000

The average pay for a Warehouse Manager is $16.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Warehouse Manager is $51,215 per year.

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MEDIAN $16
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MEDIAN $51,215
$35,381 - $74,508
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MEDIAN: $51,215
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$12.15 - $21.96
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$0$74K
Salary $35,381 - $74,508
Bonus $54.25 - $8,148
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,596
Commission $196 - $16,341
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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$30,294 - $72,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,909
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.15 - $21.96
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $17.27 - $31.88
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $54.25 - $8,148
Commission $196 - $16,341
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,596
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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$30,294 - $72,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,699

Job Description for Warehouse Manager

A warehouse manager has many responsibilities, all of which consist of maintaining and receiving equipment. A warehouse manager must also supervise the staff of the warehouse, along with working with them to complete tasks. The job duties a warehouse manager is responsible for include complying with federal, state, and local warehousing.

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Warehouse Manager Tasks

  • Manage warehouse staff.
  • Monitor and improve shipping procedures to maximize shipping effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage physical inventory and communicate inventory levels to staff and sales force.
  • Schedule and coordinate shipments to all warehouses.
  • Coordinate unloading of shipping containers, organizing and maintaining supplies.

Warehouse Manager Pay By Employer

$0$80K

$58,462

Fastenal Company
10 profiles
$32,583

$59,989

Amazon.com Inc
8 profiles
$51,926

$58,000

$63,000

$73,698

$34,840

$57,363

LKQ Corp.
5 profiles
$40,560

Common Career Paths for Warehouse Manager


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Warehouse Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Director of Operations. The average Director of Operations brings home $89K per year. The most common next step for a Warehouse Manager is to become an Operations Manager or a Logistics Manager. The former position pays an additional $13K per year on average, and the latter position pays $15K more per year.

Warehouse Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Warehouse Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, People Management, Logistics, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Machine Operation, Data Entry, and Organizing. Those familiar with Inventory Control also tend to know Shipping.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Manager

Pay by Experience for a Warehouse Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Warehouse Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 2,465 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Warehouse Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 1,848 salaries. An experienced Warehouse Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 1,844 salaries. A Warehouse Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 892 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,372

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

With a pay rate for Warehouse Managers that is 19 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Warehouse Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), Denver (+11 percent), Houston (+10 percent), and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and Orlando (5 percent lower).

Warehouse Manager Advice

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

Warehouse Manager in Dearborn:
"Pay Raise."
Be organized, know all freight coming in and out of the warehouse.

Warehouse Manager in Shipshewana:
"Knowledge."
If you want my job, you'll need to step into some unusual shoes. You will need to have a firm grasp of all of the following: *Thermodynamics in regard to energy production by renewable resources. *Gasification; specifically with solid biomass fuels. *Understanding of manufacturing process in order to reduce workload on workmen and reduce wasted materials. *Know the names and purpose of every part or component used in alternative energy products. *Ability to use SolidWorks. *Ability to use FloXpress. *Ability to use QuickBooks fluently. *A basic understanding of metallurgy. *Be a master of customer relations. *Ability to manage a small workforce under high-stress conditions for long hours. *Ability to perform any job in your workforce should you need to fill in or help. *Understand home construction. *Understand basic electrical. *Ability to handle some days of very high stress, fast pace and chaotic conditions.

Warehouse Manager in Chicago:
"Management."
Pros: I am left a lone to carry out the work and complete tasks.
Cons: No room for growth. Wont allow me to grow.

Warehouse Manager in Moonachie:
"Memory Is The Most Important Asset."
Learn all facets of the employees duties that you have responsibility for.

Warehouse Manager in Placerville:
"Jack of all trades."
Pros: Driving the fork lift.
Cons: Paperwork.

Warehouse Manager in Moss Point:
"People."
Learn to deal with people an assortment of personalities.

Warehouse Manager in Miami:
"Stressful."
Pros: What I like the most is that the customer is satisfied with the service we provide and they received the product that they need.
Cons: When I couldn't help the customer.

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Key Stats for Warehouse Manager

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2144 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Warehouse Manager Salaries

▲27%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$46,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Warehouse Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2144 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 26%