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.
|Hourly Rate||$8.80 - $17.52|
|Overtime||$10.03 - $30.64|
|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).)
|$18,333 - $39,215|
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.Read More...
Many jobs require receiving workers to pass physical endurance tests prior to being hired, and some positions require the ability to operate a forklift and relevant certification. Paperwork is often involved in this work and must be completed in a clear and concise manner, and some jobs require basic computer skills to create periodic reports. Inventory duties may be necessary either manually or using computer programs to ensure that all items are accounted for, and research may be necessary to identify problems with inventory and any corrective action. Analytical and problem-solving skills are highly beneficial in this position, and the ability to work both independently and on teams to coordinate tasks is also important. A high school diploma or equivalent may be a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers also require relevant prior experience while others provide on-the-job training.
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.
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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