The average Material Mover & Laborer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $10.73 per hour. Total incomes of Material Movers & Laborers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $1K from bonuses and close to $595.9758646288641 from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $18K and $35K. Career length is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the individual firm are driving factors as well. While some workers in this profession — approximately half — do not have any health coverage, just over two-fifths do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. Material Movers & Laborers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 80 percent. Though the majority of Material Movers & Laborers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role.

$18,008 - $54,539
(Median)
$18K
$27K
$55K
MEDIAN: $26,598
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$8.76 - $15.31
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,008 - $54,539  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $1,007  
Profit Sharing
$0.67 - $596  
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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$18,369 - $35,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.76 - $15.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$12.33 - $23.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$98.99 - $1,007  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.67 - $596  
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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$18,369 - $35,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 424
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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

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

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Material Movers & Laborers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Mechanical Engineer. The latter position pays an average of $64K annually. 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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Material Movers & Laborers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Winco Foods Inc., where the average salary comes to $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.


Material Movers & Laborers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $22K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $25K on average. Material Movers & Laborers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $26K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $32K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

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

Fork lift
up arrow 3%

Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$23,000

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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