The average hourly pay for a Warehouse Assistant in Australia is AU$20.84.
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Job Description for Warehouse Assistant
Companies that ship and/or receive large amounts of goods typically employ warehouse assistants to facilitate these processes. The warehouse assistant performs a number of duties related to receiving. They review all incoming bills for accuracy (making sure the bill matches the received goods) and sign off on them. The assistant then works to ensure proper storage of these goods according to their organization's systems and rules. The warehouse assistant also handles shipping - what are often ca…Read more
Warehouse Assistant Tasks
- Inspect documents that are present from external suppliers.
- Perform filling work orders in a timely manner.
- Maintain inventory management of the sub-inventory.
- Call vendors for pick ups or returns.
- Perform packaging, handling, transportation and other related shipping duties.
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Popular Skills for Warehouse Assistant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Picking, Packaging, Shipping, Inventory Control and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Assistant
An entry-level Warehouse Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.52 based on 87 salaries. An early career Warehouse Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.64 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Warehouse Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.78 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Warehouse Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.84 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Warehouse Assistant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (5.6% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (7.0% less), Melbourne, Victoria (1.9% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.6% less).
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