Warehouseman Salary

Men make up the majority of Warehousemans in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $14.29 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$18,904 - $58,466
$19K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $35,778
10%
50%
90%

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$10.16 - $20.28
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.29
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90%

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$0$58K
Salary $18,904 - $58,466
Bonus $295.90 - $2,970
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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$21,734 - $45,664
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.16 - $20.28
Overtime $15.03 - $30.94
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $295.90 - $2,970
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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$21,734 - $45,664
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 290

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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

  • Receive, load, unload, distribute, and store materials.
  • Maintain shipping records and assist in general facility maintenance.
  • Complete required documents and coordinate with team and upper management.
  • Identify needed materials and relocate to new storage destination.

Common Career Paths for Warehouseman


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There are some Warehousemans — though it's uncommon — that transition into Operations Managers, where earnings are an average $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 $43K 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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with forklift driver and forklift are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent and 19 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Control. Most people who know Inventory Control also know Receiving and forklift.

Pay by Experience Level for Warehouseman

Pay by Experience for a Warehouseman has a positive trend. An entry-level Warehouseman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 181 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Warehouseman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Warehouseman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 114 salaries. A Warehouseman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,662

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Warehousemans that is 18 percent greater than the national average, St. Louis offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Warehousemans will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+17 percent) and Seattle (+10 percent). Warehousemans in Salt Lake City make 20 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Antonio and Dallas (20 percent less).

Warehouseman Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Warehouseman

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Warehouseman Salaries

▲17%

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$32,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Warehouseman Salaries

forklift driver
▲44%

forklift
▲19%

▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Receiving
▼1%

Forklift Operator
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 26%
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