The average Receiving Worker in the United States earns approximately $11.41 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Receiving Workers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Receiving Workers (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly two in five lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and around half have dental, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$8.79 - $17.06
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$11
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $17.06  
   
Overtime
$10.11 - $30.41  
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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$18,345 - $38,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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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


For Receiving Workers, comfortable salaries can be found at The Home Depot Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $21K, the highest in the area.

Salaries are easily beat at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where median pay comes to just $17K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $16K and ending at $25K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Worker

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


For many Receiving Workers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $21K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $29K. Receiving Workers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $32K. Receiving Workers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $35K on average.

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Key Stats for Receiving Worker

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Receiving Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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