Warehouse Manager Salary

With a median pay of $75K, Coca Cola United Warehouse Managers make much more than the national average ($51K per year) for those in this field. Other big spenders include Safelite Autoglass, Inc, Republic National Distributing Company, and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., top-paying firms where Warehouse Managers see paychecks nearing $59K, $55K, or $53K. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,600 - $74,216
$36K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $51,453
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50%
90%

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$12.13 - $21.48
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.10
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$0$74K
Salary $35,600 - $74,216
Bonus $0.00 - $7,860
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,173
Commission $0.00 - $20,000
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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$30,207 - $72,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,644
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.13 - $21.48
Hourly Tips $0.88
Overtime $17.23 - $31.64
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,860
Commission $0.00 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,173
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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$30,207 - $72,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,987

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.

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 Employer Salaries for Warehouse Manager

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: $46,278

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 Reviews

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

Warehouse Manager in Turlock:
"Stress level is very high, love the fast pace."
Pros: I work with great people and the company does make me feel appreciated.
Cons: High demand, very stressful.

Warehouse Manager in St. Louis:
Pros: Coming up with new and more efficient ways of working to meet the customer. I love the benefits.
Cons: I do not feel like disclosing that information.

Warehouse Manager in Dyersburg:
"Managing People."
Pros: I enjoy having metrics to hit on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. I enjoy working with a team and changing processes in order to hit our metrics.
Cons: I do not enjoy working for people that are not a capable as me. I feel like this slows down my career.

Warehouse Manager in Orange:
Pros: I enjoy the variety of my tasks.
Cons: I dislike how irregular busy times can be.

Warehouse Manager in Florence:
"It's not baf."
Pros: I enjoy dealing with my employees. All are great folks and do whatever I ask.
Cons: Sometimes it can get overwhelming to deal with bosses on a day to day basis. Nothing too bad about it.

Warehouse Manager in Cerritos:
"I like it."
Pros: I work by myself. Have my own desk and computer.
Cons: The pay isn't as much as I should be getting. I have a lot of responsibility.

Warehouse Manager in Woods Cross:
"Email, Shipping, Receiving, Organizing the warehouse."
Pros: Organize, Shipping, Receiving, trust with some things. I can Organize how I think is best.
Cons: I don't have a way to unlock the warehouse. I have to wait until someone out of the country unlocks the door.

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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 1245 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Warehouse Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
$46,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Warehouse Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1245 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 27%