Men make up the majority of Warehousemans in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $13.81 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Though the majority of Warehousemans do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$18,904 - $51,052
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$19K
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$51K
MEDIAN: $30,520
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$10.06 - $19.86
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,904 - $51,052  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $2,718  
Total Pay (?
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$21,061 - $45,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $19.86  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $29.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$198.66 - $2,718  
   
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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$21,061 - $45,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 350
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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Warehousemans sometimes become Operations Managers, where the average income is $59K per year. Going from Warehouseman to Warehouse Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $43K. Many others choose to work as Warehouse Workers, where pay is typically $26K.

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Popular Skills for Warehouseman


Warehousemans generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Fortunate workers who know forklift can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. The majority of those who know Inventory Control also know Receiving and forklift.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouseman

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


For many Warehousemans, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. On average, Warehousemans make $37K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $39K.

Warehouseman Reviews

What is it like working as a Warehouseman?

Warehouseman in Commerce City:
"Co-workers are nice, the owner is a jerk."
Pros: Flexible with school schedule and other activities. Pay is decent. Co-workers are really nice.
Cons: The owner likes to micromanage every little thing. Is a horrible leader. Not very intelligent makes stupid decisions, treats all the workers poorly.

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 26%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Warehouseman Salaries

forklift
up arrow 21%

Shipping
up arrow 2%

forklift driver
up arrow 2%

Receiving
0%

National Average
$30,000

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

Forklift Operator
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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