Receiving Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Receiving Clerk is $12.51 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Receiving Clerk Salary (?
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$22,931 - $40,593
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MEDIAN: $31,307
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Receiving Clerk Salary (?
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$9.20 - $16.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,931 - $40,593  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Profit Sharing
$49.83 - $2,007  
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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$19,616 - $37,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $16.50  
   
Overtime
$12.21 - $24.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$49.83 - $2,007  
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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$19,616 - $37,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 511
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Job Description for Receiving Clerk

A receiving clerk is a position in a warehouse or another facility that receives a large number of shipments on a regular basis. The receiving clerk's main duties often include unloading shipments, as well as verifying that their contents are correct and that no items are damaged. They are also usually tasked with sorting the shipment and placing it in the correct storage space. One of the primary aspects of the receiving clerk's job is to keep accurate records of shipments, and they often have to contact the shipper directly if any discrepancies are found or if the shipment was damaged in any way. It is not uncommon for the clerk to also prepare outgoing shipments and to load them onto a shipping truck. The shifts for receiving clerks vary, and the clerk may either work a day or night shift.
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Receiving Clerk Tasks
  • Work with approved vendors to purchase and deliver needed materials.
  • Establish par levels of supplies need by company.
  • Manage levels of supplies.
  • Research prices and supplies of non-mandated items.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$27,000
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Experience Affects Receiving Clerk Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Receiving Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
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National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 26%