Average Loader Hourly Pay

$14.00
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,000
Bonus
$1,055
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Loader is $14.00.
10%
$10.26
MEDIAN
$14
90%
$20.34
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$148 - $4,962
Profit Sharing
$49 - $3,477
Total Pay
$21,440 - $46,883
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What Do Loaders Do?

Loader Tasks
  • Prepare equipment for delivery, assemble required parts prior to loading.
  • Receive and check in material by processing all incoming materials.
  • Daily clean up of warehouse.
  • Receive, move, and issue all products, selecting proper tools as necessary to load and unload freight.

Job Satisfaction for Loader

3.5 out of 5
(166)
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The top respondents for the job title Loader are from the companies United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Pepsi Bottling Group where the average pay is $18.47. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., earning around $17.17 and $13.36, respectively. Lowe's Companies, Inc pays the lowest at around $11.09. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. and The Home Depot Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.20 and $12.01, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Loaders?

Skills in Shipping, LoadRunner and Machine Operation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and ETL (Extract, transform, load).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Loaders?

An entry-level Loader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.40 based on 121 salaries. An early career Loader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.61 based on 569 salaries. A mid-career Loader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.18 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Loader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.35 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Loader in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Antonio, Texas (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (21.4% less), Houston, Texas (19.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (15.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 949 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
60.0%
Mid Career
13.1%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
3.6%