Order Selectors in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $14.52 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the specific employer and experience level are influential factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$29,038 - $52,148
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$29K
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$52K
MEDIAN: $39,599
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$10.46 - $20.00
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,038 - $52,148  
   
Bonus
$38.00 - $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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$22,766 - $49,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.46 - $20.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.39  
Overtime
$14.94 - $31.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$38.00 - $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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$22,766 - $49,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 656
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Order Selector


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Order Selectors may progress into high-paying roles like Warehouse Manager, where median compensation is $43K annually. The most common promotion for Order Selectors is Warehouse Supervisor, a position that typically pays $41K annually. Another standard transition for Order Selectors seeking advancement is to assume a Forklift Operator role, where pay is often $29K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Order Selector


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Order Selectors include SYSCO Corporation, U.S. Food Services, Publix Super Markets Inc, The Kroger Company, and Sysco Food Services. Those at U.S. Food Services can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $43K. Publix Super Markets Inc, SYSCO Corporation, and Aldi, Inc. also offer top salaries for Order Selectors. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $38K, $38K, and $37K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Charlie's Produce ($30K), Gordon Food Services (GFS) ($32K), and Performance Food Group Corporation ($34K).

Pay by Experience Level for Order Selector

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $35K. Order Selectors bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $33K by contrast.

Order Selector Reviews

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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Experience Affects Order Selector Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Order Selector Salaries

forklift
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Machine Operation
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order selector
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Forklift Operator
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Picking
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National Average
$32,000

Shipping
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 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: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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