Average Hourly Rate for Wal-Mart Distribution Center Employees

Median pay for Wal-Mart Distribution Center workers sits around $17.27 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $35.89. At Wal-Mart Distribution Center, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title factors into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $20.65 per hour. The largest slice of the Wal-Mart Distribution Center workforce (53 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $16.54 per hour.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Louisiana, where they average to about $18.00 per hour.


Asset Protection Associates are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $18.00 per hour; Order Fillers are next on the list, bringing in close to $16.10, followed by Loaders earning $16.00.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Logistics; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $20.52 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Wal-Mart Distribution Center provides an optional 401(k) plan, and close to one-half participate. A majority of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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