Warehouse Material Handler Salary

A Warehouse Material Handler earns an average wage of $14.03 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SAP Materials Management (SAP MM) and forklift driver. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$21,532 - $51,079
$22K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,396
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$10.24 - $18.88
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$0$51K
Salary $21,532 - $51,079
Bonus $200.96 - $3,044
Profit Sharing $981 - $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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$21,702 - $45,563
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.24 - $18.88
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $14.84 - $28.81
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $200.96 - $3,044
Profit Sharing $981 - $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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$21,702 - $45,563
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,090

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Job Description for Warehouse Material Handler

A warehouse material handler is part of a team performing several functions necessary to maintain a well-organized warehouse. On the shipping side of warehouse operations, the material handler receives orders and uses a forklift to retrieve pallets for order fulfillment. After the pallet is retrieved, the material handler places it in a shipping area so it can be loaded onto a truck for shipment. Then, the material handler updates the company system to indicate that the shipment is in progress.

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Warehouse Material Handler Tasks

  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies and adjust errors.
  • Receive, store, move and pack outgoing materials, equipment, and other items from warehouse.
  • Manually or mechanically load and unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Material Handler

Pay by Experience for a Warehouse Material Handler has a positive trend. An entry-level Warehouse Material Handler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 591 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Warehouse Material Handler 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 312 salaries. An experienced Warehouse Material Handler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 291 salaries. A Warehouse Material Handler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 130 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,264

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Warehouse Material Handler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Warehouse Material Handler?

Warehouse Material Handler in Marietta:
"Tbc-Carroll tire."
Pros: Consistent work, overtime available, operating forklifts/cherry pickers, close location.
Cons: Smell, warehouse facilities need maintenance, equipment needs better maintenance, not enough staff.

Warehouse Material Handler in Fort Worth:
"More $$$$"
Pros: Not a bad place to work at but they need to stop the favoritism to get any where in the company. Most importantly they need to up our pay. We are humans not robot's. Inflation is way up there and never had a raise. I've moved from different departments in order to make more money and they don't give any. My.
Cons: My pay and favoritism.

Warehouse Material Handler in Conroe:
"Best Job Ever."
Pros: The philosophy; positive impact.
Cons: Employees who don't "get it."

Warehouse Material Handler in Oklahoma City:
"Challenging."
Pros: The overtime pay.
Cons: Coworkers, management & HR doesn't listen or follow through with SOPs.

Warehouse Material Handler in Macon:
"Hard and long."
Pros: Freedom busy time goes by fast ang great boss.
Cons:

Warehouse Material Handler in Joplin:
"Busy and fast paced."
Pros: I enjoy the people I work with.
Cons: Always picking up the slack with no credit for what I do.

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Key Stats for Warehouse Material Handler

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Warehouse Material Handler Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Warehouse Material Handler Salaries

SAP Materials Management (SAP MM)
▲43%

forklift driver
▲10%

▲6%

Team Leadership
▲4%

▲3%




▲1%

Receiving
▼0%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$31,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 20%
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