Receiving Worker Salary

For Receiving Workers, hourly average wages total $11.55 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Men account for the majority of Receiving Workers who responded to the questionnaire — 83 percent to be exact. Although the greater part have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, roughly one in three claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$8.80 - $17.52
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.55
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $17.52  
   
Overtime
$10.03 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$509  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,333 - $39,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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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


The Home Depot Inc. leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $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
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Receiving Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲60%

Experienced
▲37%

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
$24,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 34%
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