Shipping Packer Salary

Shipping Packers in the United States pull down an average of $12.03 per hour. Men working as Shipping Packers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and two in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. Most Shipping Packers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$19,300 - $73,892
$19K
$31K
$74K
MEDIAN: $31,219
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50%
90%

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$8.99 - $16.00
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.03
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$19,300 - $73,892  
   
Bonus
$4,600  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Commission
$250.00  
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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$19,466 - $38,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $16.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$9.66 - $23.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$4,600  
   
Commission
$250.00  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$19,466 - $38,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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Job Description for Shipping Packer

  • Record data on shipment of packages both inbound and outbound.
  • Package, ship and inspect outgoing packages of goods.

Common Career Paths for Shipping Packer


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For Shipping Packers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Shipping Packers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Shipper, Receiver, or Packer.

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Pay by Experience Level for Shipping Packer

Pay by Experience for a Shipping Packer has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipping Packer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping Packer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Shipping Packer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 28 salaries. A Shipping Packer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Shipping Packer

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Shipping Packer Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$28,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Shipping Packer Salaries

forklift
▲11%

Packaging
▲3%

Picking
▲3%

National Average
$28,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 41%