Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salary

Median pay for Shipping and Receiving Assistants in the United States is around $12.64 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Shipping and Receiving Assistants survey respondents are men (75 percent). Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,751 - $75,627
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$76K
MEDIAN: $39,370
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$9.85 - $16.78
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MEDIAN: $12.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,751 - $75,627  
   
Bonus
$127.50 - $7,500  
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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$21,142 - $41,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $16.78  
   
Overtime
$14.05 - $29.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$127.50 - $7,500  
   
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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$21,142 - $41,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110

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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
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
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

▼6%

Late-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Shipping and Receiving Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲13%

Shipping
▲7%

Inventory Control
▲6%

Data Entry
▲3%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 33%
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