Shipping Packers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $12.24 per hour. Though the majority of Shipping Packers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and around two in five have dental insurance. There are more male Shipping Packers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 61 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$19,232 - $58,604
$19K
$31K
$59K
MEDIAN: $30,799
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$9.06 - $16.14
$9
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$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,232 - $58,604  
   
Bonus
$3,550  
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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$19,614 - $39,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $16.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$10.27 - $25.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$3,550  
   
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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$19,614 - $39,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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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

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $26K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $30K. For Shipping Packers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $30K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $33K.

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Key Stats for Shipping Packer

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Shipping Packer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Shipping Packer Salaries

forklift
up arrow 10%

Picking
up arrow 6%

Packaging
up arrow 4%

National Average
$28,000

Shipping
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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