Material Handler Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Material Handler is $13.18 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Logistics, Team Leadership, and Machine Operation. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Material Handler Total Pay (?
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$23,396 - $51,930
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MEDIAN: $32,810
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Material Handler Total Pay (?
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$9.91 - $18.06
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,396 - $51,930  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,095  
Profit Sharing
$25.53 - $3,132  
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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$21,170 - $42,360  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $18.06  
   
Overtime
$14.15 - $26.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,095  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.53 - $3,132  
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).
)
$21,170 - $42,360  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,266
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Job Description for Material Handler
Material handlers work in warehouses and other merchandise distribution points. They frequently move products to where they are needed most, whether that be from the production line to storage areas or from storage areas to shipment points for delivery to customers.
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Material Handler Tasks
  • Call vendors for pick ups or returns.
  • Perform packaging, handling, transportation and other related shipping duties.
  • Maintain inventory management of the sub-inventory.
  • Inspect documents that are present from external suppliers.
  • Perform filling work orders in a timely manner.
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Pay Difference By Location
Fremont
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Dallas
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Houston
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Columbus
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Seattle
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Cleveland
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San Diego
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Milwaukee
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Greensboro
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Atlanta
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National Average
$30,000
Jacksonville
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Rochester
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Charlotte
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Memphis
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Experience Affects Material Handler Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Material Handler Salaries

Logistics
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Machine Operation
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Team Leadership
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Receiving
up arrow 8%
SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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Forklift Operator
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National Average
$30,000
Order Inventory
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forklift
up arrow 6%
Organizing
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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