Order Selector Salary
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.Read More...
An order selector typically works full time, and they may work during the first, second, and third shifts depending on the needs of the company. This job is normally performed in a warehouse and is physically demanding, as the job requires heavy lifting and regular operation of equipment. Order selectors work independently after given direction for a supervisor, so being self motivated is essential.
One of requirements for order selector positions is having at least a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as being at least 18 years old. Being able to communicate clearly is essential, so they can relay information to coworkers and supervisors. Having at least six months of experience in the field is a plus, and most employers prefer candidates with experience handling and operating a pallet jack.
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
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.
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