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Warehouse Worker Salary (United States)

A Warehouse Worker earns an average wage of $11.70 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.
Warehouse Worker Salary (?
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$21,480 - $43,171
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,893
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Warehouse Worker Salary (?
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$8.70 - $16.39
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,480 - $43,171  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,544  
Profit Sharing
$193.36 - $4,102  
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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$18,607 - $38,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $16.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.99  
Overtime
$11.57 - $24.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.36 - $4,102  
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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$18,607 - $38,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,707
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Job Description for Warehouse Worker

Warehouse workers facilitate the distribution of goods. They load and unload trucks, place goods in storage and move inventory when needed. Warehouse workers play an important and dangerous role: They spend their time lifting objects most of the day, including heavy ones, so the risk of injury is higher for warehouse workers, particularly if they do not observe safety practices.
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Warehouse Worker Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Warehouse Worker

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Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Charlotte
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Atlanta
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Jacksonville
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Los Angeles
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Indianapolis
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National Average
$26,000
Chicago
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Phoenix
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St. Louis
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San Diego
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Memphis
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Oklahoma City
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San Antonio
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Warehouse Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Warehouse Worker?
Warehouse Worker in Los Angeles:
"Amazing Firm."
Pros: The people I work for.
Cons: Wish I was doing more investigative stuff on cases in field.
What is it like working as a Warehouse Worker at Amazon.com Inc?
Warehouse Worker in Middletown:
"Stable Job."
Pros: I appreciate that I am able to utilize paid and unpaid time to take time off from the job. The different benefits that are given to us are amazing and I could have never gotten these with another company at this entry level.
Cons: I honestly hate the long hours pulled each day. Many have agreed that we would have appreciated a five day 8 1/2 work scheduled compared to our 4 day 10 1/2 work schedule. Last it's very repetitive and wish the type of work done each day could change to give the job more variety.

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Experience Affects Warehouse Worker Salaries

National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Warehouse Worker Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 23%
Machine Operation
up arrow 4%
Inventory Management
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Picking
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Inventory Control
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Order Inventory
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PICK Basic
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Forklift Operator
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Shipping
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National Average
$26,000
forklift
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Packaging
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 383 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%