The average hourly pay for a Dock Worker in Canada is C$18.30.
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C$0 - C$1,100
C$30,650 - C$49,100
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Job Description for Dock Worker
Dock workers are skilled employees who work in a fast-paced, physically intense work environment. They work in a variety of facilities that require freight services, such as retailers, meat and poultry processing facilities, and companies in the industrial and construction fields. Their main duties include verifying the contents of freight shipments, comparing invoices for shipments to the actual products or materials received, preparing reports such as shipping orders and inventories, and weigh…Read more
Dock Worker Tasks
- Operate motorized and manual equipment including forklifts, pallet trucks, and hand trucks to handle freight.
- Verify that documentation matches freight and document incoming and outgoing freight.
- Unload, sort, stack, and identify all products to maximize space and weight distribution.
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Pay by Experience Level for Dock Worker
An early career Dock Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.31 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Dock Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.84 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Dock Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.38 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$20.
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