The average wage for a Material Handler is C$16.97 per hour. A skill in Shipping is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$26,822 - C$56,774
C$27K
C$39K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$39,381
10%
50%
90%
C$13.23 - C$22.91
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.81
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$56K
Salary C$26,822 - C$56,774
Bonus C$196 - C$5,171
Profit Sharing C$306 - C$10,067
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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C$27,751 - C$51,427
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$13.23 - C$22.91
Overtime C$16.95 - C$30.76
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$196 - C$5,171
Profit Sharing C$306 - C$10,067
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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C$27,751 - C$51,427
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 287

Job Description for Material Handler

Material handlers work in warehouses and other merchandise distribution points. They frequently move products to where they are needed most, whether that be from the production line to storage areas or from storage areas to shipment points for delivery to customers.

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Material Handler 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.

Material Handler Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Material Handler

Pay by Experience for a Material Handler has a positive trend. An entry-level Material Handler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Material Handler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Material Handler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 44 salaries. A Material Handler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 19 salaries.

Material Handler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Material Handler?

Material Handler in Windsor:
"The same old thing."
Pros: The planning needed to ensure maximum line cycles is interesting. Planning a day out.
Cons: It gets hot. 6 days/week. Old management (stubborn )

Material Handler in langbank saskatchewan:
"Hoŕrabke."
Pros: The job is good.
Cons: The bosses and supervisors lie cheat and steal from employees start issues between employees to purposely turn them against each other they Do not give raises and they promote unqualified and under trained individuals to posisions they treat all staff that doesn't hold a cell leader posision and down like complete garbage and constantly there tonight them with losing there jobs.

Material Handler in Burlington:
"workers"
Pros: fast pace environment
Cons: money

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Key Stats for Material Handler

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Material Handler Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$37,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%