The average wage for a Shipper is C$16.07 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$30,554 - C$57,399
C$31K
C$40K
C$57K
MEDIAN: C$39,579
10%
50%
90%
C$12.44 - C$21.41
C$12
C$16
C$21
MEDIAN: C$15.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$57K
Salary C$30,554 - C$57,399
Bonus C$296 - C$4,055
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$26,758 - C$48,462
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$12.44 - C$21.41
Overtime C$19.18 - C$36.56
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$296 - C$4,055
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$26,758 - C$48,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 313

Job Description for Shipper

The basic duties of a shipper include filling customer orders in an efficient and effective manner, ensuring the quality of these orders meets company standards. Tools commonly used on the job include trays, dollies, pallets, trailers, forklifts, scissor lifts, and pallet jacks; all of these tools must be used proficiently and in accordance with safety standards set by government regulations and company rules. Shippers' work is mostly done inside, with the exception of loading docks and working in other outdoor delivery areas. Most work is done with a team of other shippers, with a supervisor present in the work area. This position is often physically demanding, but specific lifting requirements vary from job to job. The ability to operate small electronics such as hand scanners may be necessary, as well as larger organizational systems for tracking inventory and shipping systems. High standards for attendance, work ethic, and performance are regularly monitored. Shippers are common positions in companies with warehouses, including manufacturing companies.

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Shipper Tasks

  • Locate items in a warehouse and prepare them for shipping, and complete invoices, bills, and documentation.
  • Oversee loading and unloading of trucks, store, and organize products in the warehouse.
  • Communicate with clients, shipping companies, customer service, and vendors to monitor the status of shipped products.
  • Determine the best methods for packing each item to prevent damage and minimize costs.

Common Career Paths for Shipper


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Shipper Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Shipper

Pay by Experience for a Shipper has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Shipper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 49 salaries. A Shipper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$34,698

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Shipper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Shipper?

Shipper in Vancouver:
"It's Simple Without Being Boring; There Are Some Challenges."
Pros: My co-workers and bosses.
Cons: The lack of communication, structure, and discipline. Everything's kinda "loosey-goosey".

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Key Stats for Shipper

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Shipper Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$35,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Shipper Salaries

Inventory Control
▲4%

forklift
▲1%

National Average
C$35,000

▼2%

Receiving
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 18%