Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salary

Shipping and Receiving Assistants in the United States take home an average $12.51 per hour. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Shipping and Receiving Assistants greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,293 - $59,650
$29K
$37K
$60K
MEDIAN: $37,132
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$9.71 - $16.86
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MEDIAN: $12.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,293 - $59,650  
   
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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$20,815 - $41,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $16.86  
   
Overtime
$13.23 - $29.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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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$20,815 - $41,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Shipping and Receiving Assistant

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$29,000

▼4%

Late-Career
▼6%

Skills That Affect Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲15%

Shipping
▲9%

Inventory Control
▲8%

Data Entry
▲5%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 30%
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