Receiving Worker Salary

Receiving Workers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $11.79 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Although the greater part have medical coverage and a little more than half have dental coverage, roughly one in three claim no health benefits at all. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men account for the majority of Receiving Workers who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$8.88 - $17.79
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MEDIAN: $11.79
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.88 - $17.79  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$509  
   
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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$18,482 - $40,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Job Description for Receiving Worker

Receiving workers typically work in a warehouse environment and are responsible for receiving and organizing shipments of items. This work can be physically demanding, as heavy items must be moved from one location to another, and standing, walking, kneeling, and reaching are often necessary.

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Receiving Worker Tasks

  • Coordinate, prepare, and manage shipping records.
  • Assemble and build shipping boxes or crates.
  • Post weights and charges for each order, and ensure accuracy according.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Receiving Worker


Receiving Workers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at The Home Depot Inc., where the average salary comes to $21K.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $17K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $25K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Worker

Pay by Experience for a Receiving Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Receiving Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receiving Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Receiving Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 21 salaries. A Receiving Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Receiving Worker

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Receiving Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$25,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 34%
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