$35,325
Avg. Salary
$13.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$983

Bonus

$1,036

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Material Handler is $13.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Material Handler is $35,325 per year.

$10.56
10%
$13.98
50%
$18.70
90%
MEDIAN $13.98
$22k
10%
$35k
50%
$52k
90%
MEDIAN $35,325
$21,685 - $51,788
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$52K
MEDIAN: $35,325
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$0$51K
Salary $21,685 - $51,788
Bonus $205 - $3,048
Profit Sharing $150 - $4,913
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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$22,610 - $43,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 283
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.56 - $18.70
Hourly Tips $1.23
Overtime $15.12 - $27.59
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $205 - $3,048
Profit Sharing $150 - $4,913
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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$22,610 - $43,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,641

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 Pay By Employer

$0$45K

$28,973

XPO Logistics
35 profiles
$25,631

McKesson Corp.
25 profiles
$28,154

$25,005

Frito-Lay, Inc.
15 profiles
$33,535

$27,101

$29,041

$29,697

$31,626

$27,040

Common Career Paths for Material Handler


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Material Handler Job Listings

Popular Skills for Material Handler

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 $29,000 based on 1,636 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 $31,000 based on 687 salaries. An experienced Material Handler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 604 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 $37,000 based on 215 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,874

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Material Handler Reviews

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

Material Handler in Ridgeway:
"Constantly busy."
Pros: I work on my own and am not stuck in one place all day.
Cons: Very stressful. Have to wait on everyone in the factory.

Material Handler in Goshen:
"Performance."
Just pay close attention when being trained. Dont be afraid to ask questions or ask to try anything new. Advance yourself in your job if you can. Push yourself to do more.

Material Handler in Reading:
"How many hours I would be working."
Be very accurate with numbers and inventory.

Material Handler in Irving:
Pros: The hours. I'm my own boss. Only answer to one person. Do things as I see fit. Running my warehouse day to day. Get to work with other people in different positions at my job.
Cons: I currently have no help. Have a lot of stress to get things done on time. Having to take care of things for other people on top of what I already have to do.

Material Handler in Waukesha:
Be prepared to walk and stay focused.

Material Handler in Minneapolis:
"Start High."
Negotiate a living wage to start. Raises come slow if at all. Cost of living goes up for everyone. You will find the good old boys will take care of themselves first.

Material Handler in Columbus:
"Follow Your Heart Not The Money."
If your happy doing the same thing everyday with no change at all in your routine than Material Handler is for you. Don't forget that your management expects perfection from you while they have low expectation of themselves.

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Key Stats for Material Handler

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 877 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Material Handler Salaries

▲20%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Material Handler Salaries

▲10%



▲3%


▲3%


▲2%


▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼2%


▼8%

forklift driver
▼13%

Fork lift
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 877 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 21%