Dock Worker Salary

A Dock Worker earns an average wage of $14.52 per hour. A skill in Fork lift is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$19,271 - $51,521
(Median)
$19K
$33K
$52K
MEDIAN: $33,409
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90%

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$9.77 - $19.43
(Median)
$9
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,271 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$20,445 - $43,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $19.43  
   
Overtime
$13.90 - $30.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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).
)
$20,445 - $43,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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Job Description for Dock Worker

Dock workers are skilled employees who work in a fast-paced, physically intense work environment. They work in a variety of facilities that require freight services, such as retailers, meat and poultry processing facilities, and companies in the industrial and construction fields. Their main duties include verifying the contents of freight shipments, comparing invoices for shipments to the actual products or materials received, preparing reports such as shipping orders and inventories, and weighing and documenting of outgoing shipments. They are also in charge of performing recordkeeping for damages or other inventory discrepancies, bringing damages or other shipment concerns to management, contacting other parties, such as freight companies or wholesalers to dictate instructions for outgoing and incoming parcels, and using a sorting, organization, or inventory system to process goods.

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Dock Worker Tasks

  • Unload, sort, stack, and identify all products to maximize space and weight distribution.
  • Verify that documentation matches freight and document incoming and outgoing freight.
  • Operate motorized and manual equipment including forklifts, pallet trucks, and hand trucks to handle freight.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dock Worker

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Experience Affects Dock Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Dock Worker Salaries

Fork lift
up arrow 22%

National Average
$31,000

forklift
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 32%
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