The average pay for a Receiving Clerk is $12.40 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job.
Receiving Clerk Total Pay (?
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$22,704 - $40,361
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MEDIAN: $31,113
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Receiving Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.20 - $16.38
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$22,704 - $40,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,013  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $2,000  
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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$19,732 - $36,936  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $16.38  
   
Overtime
$12.12 - $23.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $2,000  
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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$19,732 - $36,936  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 489
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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 by Experience Level for Receiving Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
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Houston
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National Average
$27,000
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Experience Affects Receiving Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Receiving Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
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Shipping
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Data Entry
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Inventory Control
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Inventory Management
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$27,000
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Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 27%
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