Men make up the majority of Unloaders in the United States, bringing in about $10.29 per hour. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Unloaders — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, about one-half have medical insurance and about two in five receive dental plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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MEDIAN: $27,853
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$27,854  
   
Bonus
$102.56 - $2,170  
Total Pay (?
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$18,193 - $37,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $17.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$11.60 - $27.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$102.56 - $2,170  
   
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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$18,193 - $37,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 347

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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Unloader


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Unloaders include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, Walmart.com, and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. The biggest paychecks can be found at United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. — the median salary there is $26K.

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Experience Affects Unloader Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Unloader Salaries

Unloader
up arrow 16%

forklift
up arrow 2%

National Average
$22,000

Unloading
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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