Warehouseman Salary

A sizeable majority of Warehousemans in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $13.24 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, Warehousemans enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,389 - $48,175
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,344
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90%

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$9.71 - $19.57
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,389 - $48,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,200  
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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$20,719 - $45,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $19.57  
   
Overtime
$13.43 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,200  
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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$20,719 - $45,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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Job Description for Warehouseman

Warehousemen help ensure that a warehouse runs smoothly and efficiently. This is a physically demanding job, as the warehouse workers are expected to be able to lift heavy objects in excess of 25 pounds throughout their shift. Other tasks they need to be able to perform are unloading and loading trailers quickly and efficiently, operating a forklift, and performing basic maintenance for their work area. They are also responsible for completing an inventory checklist, ensuring loads are in the correct trailers, and completing various other tasks given to them by their supervisor. All of these tasks must be performed in compliance with organizational safety regulations.

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Warehouseman Tasks

  • Complete required documents and coordinate with team and upper management.
  • Identify needed materials and relocate to new storage destination.
  • Receive, load, unload, distribute, and store materials.
  • Maintain shipping records and assist in general facility maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Warehouseman


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Warehousemans' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Operations Manager. The average Operations Manager brings home $59K per year. Warehouse Managers or Warehouse Supervisors are common next-step roles for Warehousemans moving up in their careers; annual pay for Warehouse Managers is $13K higher on average, and it's $11K higher for Warehouse Supervisors.

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Popular Skills for Warehouseman


Survey results show that Warehousemans typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Receiving, Inventory Control, and Shipping can expect to be compensated well for these skills. It is often found that people who know Inventory Control are also skilled in Receiving.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouseman

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Warehousemans. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $26K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $31K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Warehousemans who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $40K.

Warehouseman Reviews

What is it like working as a Warehouseman?

Warehouseman in Billings:
"Maybe."
Pros: My coworkers. Making things. Having a job.
Cons: Constant stress, deadlines, dangers. As well as extreme weather, heavy lifting, micromanaging. Basically being on call due to lack of planning. Poor middle management as well as being unappreciated.

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Experience Affects Warehouseman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Warehouseman Salaries

Receiving
up arrow 7%

Inventory Control
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Shipping
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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