The average pay for a Material Handler is $13.06 per hour. A skill in Receiving is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Material Handler Total Pay (?
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$22,686 - $48,288
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MEDIAN: $31,642
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Material Handler Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $17.97
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,686 - $48,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,024  
Profit Sharing
$73.40 - $2,061  
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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$20,944 - $41,613  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,091
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $17.97  
   
Overtime
$13.82 - $26.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$73.40 - $2,061  
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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$20,944 - $41,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,091
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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 by Experience Level for Material Handler
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Fremont
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Dallas
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Houston
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Columbus
up arrow 11%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
Cleveland
up arrow 4%
Greensboro
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Atlanta
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National Average
$30,000
San Diego
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Rochester
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Milwaukee
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Memphis
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Charlotte
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Austin
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Experience Affects Material Handler Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Material Handler Salaries

Receiving
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SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
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National Average
$30,000
forklift
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 228 votes.
Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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