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Shipping and Receiving Clerk Salary

The average pay for a Shipping and Receiving Clerk is $13.00 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 Forklift Operator is associated with high pay for this job.

$20,768 - $47,005
(Median)
$21K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,014
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$9.79 - $17.28
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,768 - $47,005  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,051  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,543  
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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$20,571 - $38,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $17.28  
   
Overtime
$14.70 - $25.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,543  
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).
)
$20,571 - $38,650  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 810

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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

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

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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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Experience Affects Shipping and Receiving Clerk Salaries




National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Shipping and Receiving Clerk Salaries

Forklift Operator
up arrow 10%

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

forklift
up arrow 9%

Receiving
up arrow 5%

Shipping
0%

Data Entry
0%

National Average
$29,000

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Order Inventory
up arrow 3%


Logistics
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 24%
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