Warehouseman Salary

Male Warehousemans number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $13.30 per hour in the United States. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Warehousemans claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$22,152 - $47,930
(Median)
$22K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,344
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$9.77 - $19.64
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,152 - $47,930  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,964  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$20,787 - $44,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $19.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$13.50 - $29.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,964  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$20,787 - $44,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 559
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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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As Warehousemans transition into upper-level roles such as Operations Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Operations Managers earn $59K on average per year. Going from Warehouseman to Warehouse Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $42K. Many others choose to work as Warehouse Workers, where pay is typically $26K.

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Popular Skills for Warehouseman


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Warehousemans who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Receiving, Inventory Control, Shipping, and forklift are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include forklift. Those familiar with Inventory Control also tend to know Receiving and forklift.

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $26K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. Warehousemans bring in $34K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $40K on average.

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 35%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Warehouseman Salaries

Receiving
up arrow 6%

Inventory Control
up arrow 2%

Shipping
0%

National Average
$29,000

forklift
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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