Shipping and Receiving Clerk Salary

The average pay for a Shipping and Receiving Clerk is $13.43 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in HAZMAT is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,740 - $44,456
$24K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $33,419
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$10.22 - $17.56
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MEDIAN: $13.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,740 - $44,456  
   
Bonus
$275.00 - $3,000  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $9,696  
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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$21,634 - $40,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $17.56  
   
Overtime
$15.29 - $25.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$275.00 - $3,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $9,696  
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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$21,634 - $40,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,136

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Job Description for Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Shipping and receiving clerks work in a variety of industries. They are primarily concerned with the receipt and shipment of products and supplies, as well as maintaining company inventories. These clerks work in a fast-paced environment, managing the logistics of sending and receiving shipments; this includes the use of computer-based systems and interfaces, as well as some manual labor. In addition to maintaining inventories, this also includes the completion of a high volume of paperwork and documentation. Shipping and receiving clerks must also stay informed of relevant company policies and needs. In general, shipping and receiving clerks work in an indoor setting, although these positions also require flexibility since location is highly contingent on the daily needs of the company.

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Shipping and Receiving Clerk Tasks

  • Receive, inspect, inventory, document and store shipments.
  • Oversee data system for storage and tracking of goods and shipments.
  • Communicate with suppliers, receivers, drivers and staff for smooth shipment.
  • Stage loading and unloading areas with appropriate equipment, materials and space.
  • Prepare, package, document and deliver outgoing materials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Shipping and Receiving Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipping and Receiving Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 692 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipping and Receiving Clerk 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 367 salaries. An experienced Shipping and Receiving Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 287 salaries. A Shipping and Receiving Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,551

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Shipping and Receiving Clerk Reviews

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

Shipping and Receiving Clerk in Brooklyn Park:
"Work Flexibility, Steady And Time Management."
Pros: Its steady and relaxing and all about time management. Stress free also.
Cons: When coworkers are lazy and find any excuse to not do the job.

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Key Stats for Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Shipping and Receiving Clerk Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$30,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Shipping and Receiving Clerk Salaries

HAZMAT
▲27%

▲6%

▲4%



National Average
$30,000

Shipping
▼1%

Data Entry
▼1%



▼6%

Packaging
▼9%

Inventory Management
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Forklift Operator
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 24%
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