Shipping Packer Salary

Shipping Packers in the United States can expect wages of $12.06 per hour on average. Though the majority of Shipping Packers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and around half receive dental plans. Male Shipping Packers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (65 percent) are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$19,232 - $74,414
$19K
$31K
$74K
MEDIAN: $30,846
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$9.12 - $16.37
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MEDIAN: $12.06
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$0$74K
Salary $19,232 - $74,414
Bonus $181.21 - $19,866
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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$19,706 - $39,535
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.12 - $16.37
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $10.09 - $24.46
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $181.21 - $19,866
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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$19,706 - $39,535
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 169

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Job Description for Shipping Packer

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

Common Career Paths for Shipping Packer


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Many Shipping Packers move into a Shipper, Receiver, or Packer role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Shippers, Receivers, and Packers on average bring in a similar salary to Shipping Packers.

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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
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Shipping Packer Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$28,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Shipping Packer Salaries

forklift
▲12%

Packaging
▲4%

Picking
▲4%

National Average
$28,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 37%
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