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Unloader Salary

Unloaders in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $9.10 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While approximately one-half report receiving no health benefits, nearly one-half do receive medical coverage, and one in three have dental, as well. Though the majority of Unloaders do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$7.57 - $14.85
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.57 - $14.85  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $26.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,567  
   
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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$15,837 - $31,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260

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Job Description for Unloader

An unloader works for companies which transport and distribute goods, as well as at airports, rail yards, and warehouses. They may also operate machinery such as forklifts, jacks, and other vehicles, so it is important to be physically fit; there is also a large amount of lifting, bending, and stooping.

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Unloader Tasks

  • Call vendors for pick ups or returns.
  • Perform packaging, handling, transportation and other related shipping duties.
  • Maintain inventory management of the sub-inventory.
  • Inspect documents that are present from external suppliers.
  • Perform filling work orders in a timely manner.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Unloader


With a median salary of $20K, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. offers Unloaders the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $17K and are capped at $28K.

Salaries are easily beat at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where median pay comes to just $17K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $15K and ending at $24K, range in salary is rather small.

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Experience Affects Unloader Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 50%
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