Loader And Unloaders in the United States pull down an average of $12.11 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career length, but geography and the individual firm are influential factors as well. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Loader And Unloaders who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 89 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$17,232 - $44,385
$17K
$29K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,479
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$9.72 - $17.00
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$17,232 - $44,385  
   
Bonus
$1,179  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$20,318 - $38,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $17.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$13.87 - $28.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,179  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$20,318 - $38,935  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Job Description for Loader And Unloader

A loader and unloader is a person who works in a warehouse and shipping operation. This person is responsible for helping to load freight onto trucks, trains, and ships to be transported away. He or she also helps unload freight shipped to the warehouse facility. It is a labor and time-intensive job that requires both physical exertion and also quick thinking, adherence to regulations, and good organizational skills.

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Loader And Unloader 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.

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Cintas Corporation attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $25K.

Pay by Experience Level for Loader And Unloader

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


Loader And Unloaders do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $26K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $29K. Loader And Unloaders bring in $31K after working for 10 to 20 years. Loader And Unloaders who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $32K.

Key Stats for Loader And Unloader

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Loader And Unloader Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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