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Warehouseman Salary

Warehousemans in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $13.27 per hour. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just over a fifth claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$23,583 - $47,904
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $32,726
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90%

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$9.69 - $19.41
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,583 - $47,904  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,951  
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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$20,653 - $45,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $19.41  
   
Overtime
$13.43 - $30.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,951  
   
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).
)
$20,653 - $45,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 503

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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. As Warehousemans progress in their field, many go on to become Warehouse Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $42K per year. Another common career choice for Warehousemans is to move into a Warehouse Worker role. Typically, Warehouse Workers get paid $26K.

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Popular Skills for Warehouseman


Job skills reported by Warehousemans are limited. Those who have experience with Receiving, Inventory Control, and Shipping can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Inventory Control indicates knowledge of Receiving.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouseman

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $26K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. On average, Warehousemans make $33K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $39K.

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 33%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Warehouseman Salaries

Receiving
up arrow 6%

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Shipping
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%
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