Distribution Center Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Distribution Center Manager make in the United States? The average Distribution Center Manager salary in the United States is $95,887 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $84,494 and $112,582. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Distribution Center Manager manages daily activities of a centralized distribution center. Monitors inventory levels to manage expenses, minimize loss, and maximize revenue. Being a Distribution Center Manager 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. Additionally, Distribution Center Manager may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Distribution Center Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Distribution Center Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Distribution Center Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Distribution Center Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Distribution Director


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