Dockworker Salary (United States)

A Dockworker earns an average wage of $15.17 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Dockworker Salary (?
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$10.21 - $20.82
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $20.82  
   
Overtime
$10.79 - $30.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.16  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,440 - $44,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Dockworker

  • 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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Experience Affects Dockworker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 39%