Mover Salary

A Mover earns an average wage of $12.24 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Driver/Core Development and heavy lifting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$19,005 - $51,299
(Median)
$19K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,738
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$9.66 - $17.68
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,005 - $51,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,215  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Commission
$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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$20,395 - $42,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $17.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $4.80  
Overtime
$12.93 - $26.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,215  
   
Commission
$500  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$20,395 - $42,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 399
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Job Description for Mover

Movers generally work for moving companies or subcontractors of large corporations, or may have their own businesses. Movers generally work on teams, and are usually required to drive in addition to moving goods. Employers often prefer applicants with prior experience in the moving industry, but may also be willing to train the right people.

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Mover Tasks

  • Load and unload items from moving truck and help customers setup homes, offices or storage.
  • Utilize physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects.
  • Prepare materials, such as furniture, for safe transportation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mover

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

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Experience Affects Mover Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Mover Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 14%

heavy lifting
up arrow 12%

Driver
up arrow 9%

National Average
$29,000

mover
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 81%
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