How much does a Distribution Center Manager make? The median annual Distribution Center Manager salary is $89,867, as of July 29, 2016, with a range usually between $79,182-$105,504, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Distribution Center Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Distribution Center Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Distribution Center Manager in the United States is $89,867, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Distribution Center Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $89,867.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Distribution Center Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Distribution Center Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2016
Manages daily activities of a centralized distribution center. Monitors inventory levels to manage expenses, minimize loss, and maximize revenue. Ensures that goods are dispatched on time to the appropriate destinations and in the expected quantities. May be responsible for evaluating freight services, negotiating contracts, and managing relationships with chosen vendors. May require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. View full job description