Warehouseman Salary

Men account for the majority of Warehousemans in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $13.15 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Warehousemans enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, just over one in five claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,135 - $48,132

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$9.73 - $19.47

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,135 - $48,132  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,555  
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $1,119  
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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$20,753 - $44,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $19.47  
   
Overtime
$13.47 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,555  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $1,119  
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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$20,753 - $44,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 511
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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Operations Manager. The latter position pays an average of $59K annually. Career advancement for the typical Warehouseman often leads to becoming a Warehouse Manager or a Warehouse Supervisor; median salaries in these positions are $13K higher and $11K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Warehouseman


Warehousemans report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Receiving, Inventory Control, and Shipping can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Inventory Control tend to be well versed in Receiving.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouseman

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


Warehousemans generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $26K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $34K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $40K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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 35%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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 64 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
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: 23%
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