Order Selector Salary

For Order Selectors, hourly average wages total $14.79 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and experience level. Most Order Selectors are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. There are far more male Order Selectors survey respondents than women, making up 89 percent. Some workers in this field — close to a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$28,810 - $53,582
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$37K
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MEDIAN: $37,305
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$10.89 - $20.49
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$0$53K
Salary $28,810 - $53,582
Bonus $221.00 - $7,861
Profit Sharing $700
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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$23,888 - $50,060
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $10.89 - $20.49
Hourly Tips $2.39
Overtime $14.81 - $31.27
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $221.00 - $7,861
Profit Sharing $700
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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$23,888 - $50,060
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 653

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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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There are some Order Selectors — though it's uncommon — that transition into Warehouse Managers, where earnings are an average $43K annually. The most common career progression for Order Selectors leads to becoming a Warehouse Supervisor, where average pay is $41K annually. However, many Order Selectors also opt to become Forklift Operators. Typically, a Forklift Operator brings home $29K.

Order Selector Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Order Selector


Known for taking on a considerable number of Order Selectors, SYSCO Corporation, U.S. Food Services, Performance Food Group Corporation, The Kroger Company, and Aldi, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Performance Food Group Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $48K. U.S. Food Services, SYSCO Corporation, and Aldi, Inc. also offer top salaries for Order Selectors. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $43K, $40K, and $39K, respectively.

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

Pay by Experience Level for Order Selector

Pay by Experience for an Order Selector has a positive trend. An entry-level Order Selector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 480 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Order Selector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 190 salaries. An experienced Order Selector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 97 salaries. An Order Selector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,937

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Order Selectors, Phoenix offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Order Selectors will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+20 percent), Denver (+14 percent), Stockton (+9 percent), and Houston (+8 percent). Compared to the national average, Jacksonville Order Selectors have considerably lower salaries, 42 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Reading (32 percent lower) and Modesto (31 percent lower).

Order Selector Reviews

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

Order Selector in Concord:
"Long days No leniency."
Pros: Pay is nice, benefits are ok. Great 1st job.
Cons: The managers are under trained. Shift are 12-16 hours on a good day. They can end up at 18-20. Mandatory checkouts with managers. If you leave you without checking out you are given 4 attendance points for early departure even though you worked 14 hours. 8am-11pm or later.

Order Selector in Carlisle:
Pros: Constant high tempo work environment.
Cons: Not having weekends off. Constant over time.

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.

Order Selector in University Park:
"Lot of hours, very cold, late notice on work schedule."
Pros: Independent work, cool co-workers.
Cons: Very cold, late notice on work schedule, physical demand, no union.

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Key Stats for Order Selector

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Order Selector Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

▲9%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Order Selector Salaries

Machine Operation
▲12%

Forklift Operator
▲4%

order selector
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Shipping
▼3%

Order Inventory
▼3%

▼4%

Picking
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%
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