Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salary

Shipping and Receiving Assistants in the United States take home an average $12.88 per hour. Although more than half have medical coverage and slightly more than half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Shipping and Receiving Assistants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Shipping and Receiving Assistants — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,677 - $76,340
$30K
$39K
$76K
MEDIAN: $38,974
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$9.97 - $17.07
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$0$76K
Salary $29,677 - $76,340
Bonus $56.67 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$22,361 - $41,383
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.97 - $17.07
Overtime $14.05 - $28.08
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $56.67 - $9,696
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$22,361 - $41,383
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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Job Description for Shipping and Receiving Assistant

A shipping and receiving assistant's duties include loading and unloading products and placing received products to the appointed departments and storage locations. The assistant maintains appropriate record keeping, department documentation, and follows up with all procedures required to maintain a safe and efficient work environment. This employee must also maintain a clean and organized receiving floor, maintain all required shipping and receiving documentation, and be able to utilize the filing system provided.

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Shipping and Receiving Assistant Tasks

  • Maintain stock rooms, and receive and store merchandise.
  • Check inbound and outbound merchandise for wear and report any damages.
  • Ensure the correct merchandise is shipped and report on inventory shipments.
  • Operate warehouse machinery, including forklifts and pallet jacks.

Shipping and Receiving Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Shipping and Receiving Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Shipping and Receiving Assistant has a neutral trend. An entry-level Shipping and Receiving Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping and Receiving Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Shipping and Receiving Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 21 salaries. A Shipping and Receiving Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 7 salaries.

Shipping and Receiving Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Shipping and Receiving Assistant?

Shipping and Receiving Assistant in Ventura:
"Reveiew."
Pros: A great environment to learn other departments. Great insight on how things get done through each departments and their roles.
Cons: Lack of people putting in their work. Relying on an individual to get things done. We train someone for but its not consistent.

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Key Stats for Shipping and Receiving Assistant

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$30,000

▼7%

Late-Career
▼9%

Skills That Affect Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲13%

Shipping
▲6%

Inventory Control
▲5%

Data Entry
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 35%
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