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Warehouseman Salary

Male Warehousemans number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $13.24 per hour in the United States. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, about one in five claim no health benefits at all. Most Warehousemans like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,009 - $46,750
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,368
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$9.67 - $19.40
(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
$24,009 - $46,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,997  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $1,474  
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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$20,672 - $44,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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
$9.67 - $19.40  
   
Overtime
$13.71 - $30.32  
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 - $1,997  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $1,474  
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).
)
$20,672 - $44,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 494

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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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While not commonly seen, Warehousemans who transition into an Operations Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Operations Managers is $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. Those proficient in Inventory Control are, more often than not, also skilled in Receiving.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouseman

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


For many Warehousemans, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $26K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $30K on average. Warehousemans bring in $33K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income 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 34%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Warehouseman Salaries

Receiving
up arrow 5%

Inventory Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Shipping
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%