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Average Hourly Rate for Wal-Mart Distribution Center Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $37.22), people who work for Wal-Mart Distribution Center earn a median wage of $16.10 per hour. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Wal-Mart Distribution Center
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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Wal-Mart Distribution Center for between five and 10 years earn around $17.50 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Wal-Mart Distribution Center people (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.00 per hour on average.


By state, Wal-Mart Distribution Center pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $20.00 per hour.


Loaders are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $18.50 per hour; Order Fillers are next on the list, bringing in close to $16.10 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $15.53 per hour. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Wal-Mart Distribution Center — these employees make the most at around $24.81 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Electronic Troubleshooting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $24.81 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Wal-Mart Distribution Center is Customer Service, with one-fourth considering it a key competency.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and 38 percent receiving paid sick days. The vast majority of employees participate in a 401(k) program. At Wal-Mart Distribution Center, a majority of respondents have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. Wal-Mart Distribution Center employees also enjoy perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Wal-Mart Distribution Center


35 %
65 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Hourly Rate
$16 - $24
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
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