Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salary

Average Material Movers & Laborers in the United States make around $10.87 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though experience level and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Material Movers & Laborers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and a little less than one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by close to one-half and dental coverage is claimed by roughly two in five. Men make up the vast majority of Material Movers & Laborers (81 percent) who took the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,000 - $53,981
$18K
$25K
$54K
MEDIAN: $25,345
10%
50%
90%

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$8.87 - $15.29
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10.87
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,000 - $53,981  
   
Bonus
$99.50 - $1,282  
Profit Sharing
$125.00  
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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$18,590 - $36,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $15.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.95  
Overtime
$12.54 - $23.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$99.50 - $1,282  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00  
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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$18,590 - $36,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 412

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Job Description for Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand

A laborer, freight, stock, material mover, hand is responsible for the movement of products. This laborer's role is to follow guidelines sent from higher management. A laborer's work will consist of moving products from the truck to the warehouse, and they must be able to demonstrate the capability of stacking and placing items in an orderly and sensible manner.

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Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Tasks

  • Prepare equipment for delivery, assemble required parts prior to loading.
  • Receive and check in material by processing all incoming materials.
  • Daily clean up of warehouse.
  • Receive, move, and issue all products, selecting proper tools as necessary to load and unload freight.

Common Career Paths for Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand


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At the upper end, Material Movers & Laborers who move into a Mechanical Engineer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Mechanical Engineers is a much higher $64K per year. Material Movers & Laborers typically move into roles as Laborers or Warehouse Managers, and those positions pay $6K more and $20K more, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand


Winco Foods Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $24K.

Pay by Experience Level for Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $23K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $25K. Material Movers & Laborers see a median salary of $27K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Material Movers & Laborers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $32K.

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Key Stats for Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$23,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salaries

Forklift Operator
▲8%

Fork lift
▲2%

Machine Operation
▼0%

National Average
$23,000

Customer Service
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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