Shipper, Receiver, Packer Salary
|Salary||$15,184 - $69,810|
|Bonus||$98.14 - $1,973|
|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).)
|$20,131 - $39,159|
|Hourly Rate||$9.52 - $17.27|
|Overtime||$14.50 - $25.75|
|Bonus||$98.14 - $1,973|
|Total Pay (||$20,131 - $39,159|
Job Description for Shipper, Receiver, Packer
Shipper/receiver/packer positions are often found in warehouse environments. This job requires labeling, packing, and shipping packages in accordance with regulations set by local, state, federal, and sometimes international laws. They must be able to properly fill out packing and inventory slips to avoid problems with package delivery. Accuracy is important for this position, because customers often expect goods to arrive in a certain time frame. Shipper/receiver/packers must be able to monitor inventory and communicate with supervisors when inventory runs low, as well as weigh, count, and pack items in a cost-effective and efficient manner.Read More...
In terms of receiving, shipper/receiver/packers be able to check deliveries against orders to ensure all goods are present and accounted for. They unpack shipments and ensure they are stored in their proper places, as well as report defective or damaged goods. Additionally, shipper/receiver/packers must maintain a clean working area. Work schedules for this career field vary. Weekends and nights may be required, and schedules may be staggered to meet the productions needs of the company. This position frequently pays an hourly wage based on experience.
Shipper/receiver/packer positions typically require a high school diploma or equivalent. Individuals in this position must have strong math and analytical skills, the ability to meet the employer's production goals, and (often) the ability to lift boxes up to 50 pounds. Computer skills are often required for inventory management.
Shipper, Receiver, Packer Tasks
- Package, ship and inspect outgoing packages of goods.
- Record data on shipment of packages both inbound and outbound.
Common Career Paths for Shipper, Receiver, Packer
Though not the most common occurrence, Shippers, Receivers, and Packers sometimes become Operations Managers, where the average income is $59K per year. However, becoming a Shipping & Receiving Lead or Shipping & Receiving Clerk is a more frequent transition for Shippers, Receivers, and Packers.
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Popular Skills for Shipper, Receiver, Packer
Survey results suggest that Shippers, Receivers, and Packers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Receiving, Inventory Control, forklift, and Forklift Operator are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 11 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Picking and Customer Service. Most people skilled in Packaging are similarly competent in Inventory Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Shipper, Receiver, Packer
Pay by Experience for a Shipper, Receiver, Packer has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipper, Receiver, Packer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 235 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipper, Receiver, Packer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Shipper, Receiver, Packer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 70 salaries. A Shipper, Receiver, Packer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 27 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Shippers, Receivers, and Packers, 9 percent higher than the national average. Shippers, Receivers, and Packers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+9 percent) and Torrance (+6 percent). Chicago is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent.
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