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Unloader Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Unloaders earn an average of $8.94 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While roughly one-half report receiving no health benefits, approximately one-half do receive medical coverage, and just under a third have dental, as well. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$7.56 - $14.37
(Median)
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.56 - $14.37  
   
Overtime
$1.56 - $26.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,578  
   
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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$15,816 - $30,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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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


Pay for Unloaders is best at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., which offers a median salary of $20K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $16K to $28K.

Unloaders will find the worst pay at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where the median salary crawls in at $17K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $26K, leaving little room for growth.

Experience Affects Unloader Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 53%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 50%