Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salary

Material Movers & Laborers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.96 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Most Material Movers & Laborers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Material Movers & Laborers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, a little less than half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by close to one-half and dental insurance is reported by over a third. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,000 - $55,982
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$31K
$56K
MEDIAN: $30,845
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$8.89 - $15.51
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MEDIAN: $10.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$18,000 - $55,982  
   
Bonus
$99.19 - $1,260  
Profit Sharing
$101.74  
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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$18,621 - $36,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.89 - $15.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.95  
Overtime
$12.26 - $25.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$99.19 - $1,260  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74  
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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$18,621 - $36,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 431

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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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Material Movers & Laborers who transition into a Mechanical Engineer role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $64K per year. When Material Movers & Laborers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Laborers or Warehouse Managers. Those roles pay an additional $6K and $19K, respectively.

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Winco Foods Inc. leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $24K.

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

Pay by Experience for a Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand has a positive trend. An entry-level Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 326 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 58 salaries. A Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 19 salaries.

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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 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover, Hand Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$24,000

▼4%

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

Forklift Operator
▲8%

Fork lift
▲1%

National Average
$24,000

Machine Operation
▼1%

Customer Service
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 46%
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