Package Handler Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Package Handler is $10.97 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Package Handler Total Pay (?
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$8.68 - $14.23
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.68 - $14.23  
   
Overtime
$9.64 - $22.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,472  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,238 - $30,744  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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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Columbus
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Houston
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National Average
$23,000
Louisville
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Experience Affects Package Handler Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 27%
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