Receiving Workers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $11.33 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. There are far more male Receiving Workers survey respondents than women, making up 85 percent. Most Receiving Workers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. While roughly two in five report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and close to one-half have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$24,490 - $36,943
(Median)
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$29K
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MEDIAN: $29,479
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$8.74 - $16.44
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$29,479  
   
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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$18,211 - $38,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.74 - $16.44  
   
Overtime
$10.11 - $27.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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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$18,211 - $38,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

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

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The biggest paychecks can be found at The Home Depot Inc. — the median salary there is $21K.

Receiving Workers will find the worst pay at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where the median salary crawls in at $17K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $25K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $22K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Receiving Workers make a median salary of $32K. Receiving Workers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Receiving Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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