Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salary (United States)

A Shipping and Receiving Assistant earns an average wage of $12.27 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salary (?
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$21,193 - $38,468
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,451
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Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salary (?
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$9.01 - $16.19
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$21,193 - $38,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $3,000  
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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$19,191 - $37,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.01 - $16.19  
   
Overtime
$5.86 - $23.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $3,000  
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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$19,191 - $37,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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Job Description for Shipping and Receiving Assistant

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Shipping and Receiving Assistant

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Experience Affects Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 34%