Order Selectors in the United States take home approximately $14.62 per hour on average. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the specific employer and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,038 - $56,000
$29K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $38,938
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90%

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$10.54 - $20.29
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,038 - $56,000  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$22,816 - $50,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.54 - $20.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.99 - $31.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$100.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$22,816 - $50,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 678

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Job Description for Order Selector

An order selector must select orders for customers as quickly and efficiently as possible. They must be able to correctly operate equipment needed to stack pallets, as well as stage and load customer orders so they can be delivered to customers without damages and errors. Order selectors also need to demonstrate accuracy and monitor their work to ensure it meets company guidelines. They need to meet all productivity standards and ensure that all work is completed within the scheduled time. Being aware of surroundings, understanding directions quickly, and being able to adapt to frequent changes are essential.

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Order Selector Tasks

  • Navigate equipment through a warehouse to collect customer orders.
  • Package orders.
  • Review sets of orders and determine how to load pallets.
  • Assemble and label customer orders, reviewing for completeness.

Common Career Paths for Order Selector


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Order Selectors who go on to become Warehouse Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Warehouse Managers is $43K annually. A Warehouse Supervisor role is the most common promotion for Order Selectors moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $41K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Order Selectors is a Forklift Operator position, where earnings are usually $29K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Order Selector


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Order Selectors include SYSCO Corporation, U.S. Food Services, Performance Food Group Corporation, The Kroger Company, and Aldi, Inc. For Order Selectors, comfortable salaries can be found at Performance Food Group Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $48K, the highest in the area. Order Selectors will also find cushy salaries at U.S. Food Services (+$43K), SYSCO Corporation (+$40K), and Aldi, Inc. (+$39K).

Charlie's Produce, Gordon Food Services (GFS), and Sysco Food Services also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $30K, $32K, and $35K.

Pay by Experience Level for Order Selector

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $36K. Order Selectors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Order Selectors report making only $33K on average.

Order Selector Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Order Selector?

Order Selector in Layton:
"Lift product and stack on a pallet in a allotted amount of t."
Pros: Exercise. Money. People. Discounts. Location.
Cons: Long hours. Management. Lack of respect. Stress levels. Flexibility.

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Key Stats for Order Selector

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Order Selector Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Order Selector Salaries

Machine Operation
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Forklift Operator
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Picking
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Order Inventory
0%

National Average
$32,000

forklift
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Shipping
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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