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Package Handler Salary

The average rate for a Package Handler is $10.87 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$8.85 - $14.47
(Median)
$8
$11
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $14.47  
   
Overtime
$10.85 - $23.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
   
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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$18,586 - $30,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 406

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Job Description for Package Handler

The people who help facilitate on-time deliveries for cargo carriers are package handlers; large companies that ship large quantities of goods each day also employ package handlers. The handler's main job is to load and unload packages, boxes, and general freight from trucks or other delivery vehicles.

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Package Handler Tasks

  • Lift and slide packages for delivery.
  • Unload and load packages.
  • Mark, scan and weigh packages.
  • Keep a clean working area.

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Experience Affects Package Handler Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Package Handler Salaries

Sorting
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National Average
$23,000

Packaging
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 26%
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