Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salary

Median pay for Material Movers & Laborers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $10.14 per hour. In the world of Material Movers & Laborers, overall income ranges from $17K near the bottom to $37K at the top; this can include more than $2K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Material Movers & Laborers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Though the majority of Material Movers & Laborers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. While some workers in this profession — approximately half — do not have any health coverage, a little less than one-half do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,267 - $54,539
(Median)
$19K
$34K
$55K
MEDIAN: $34,382
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$7.97 - $15.68
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$19,267 - $54,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,943  
Profit Sharing
$49.66 - $2,936  
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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$16,938 - $37,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $15.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $0.47  
Overtime
$8.84 - $26.86  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,943  
   
Profit Sharing
$49.66 - $2,936  
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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$16,938 - $37,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 390
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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' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Mechanical Engineer. The average Mechanical Engineer brings home $63K per year. Warehouse Workers or Auto Mechanics are common next-step roles for Material Movers & Laborers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Warehouse Workers is $4K higher on average, and it's $17K higher for Auto Mechanics.

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Survey takers who work as Material Movers & Laborers typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Fork lift command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 26 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $21K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $27K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Material Movers & Laborers bring in $31K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $39K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 79%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salaries

Fork lift
up arrow 26%

National Average
$22,000

Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 50%
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