$37,342
Avg. Salary
$13.29
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$791

Bonus

$1,965

Profit Sharing

$925

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mover is $13.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Mover is $37,342 per year.

10%
$10.00
10%
$13.29
50%
$18.37
90%
90%
MEDIAN $13.29
10%
$19k
10%
$37k
50%
$59k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $37,342
$19,343 - $58,882
$19K
$37K
$59K
MEDIAN: $37,342
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50%
90%

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$10.00 - $18.37
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.29
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$0$58K
Salary $19,343 - $58,882
Bonus $84.50 - $4,500
Profit Sharing $1,965
Commission $925
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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$21,127 - $45,191
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $18.37
Hourly Tips $0.50 - $5.07
Overtime $14.70 - $26.86
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $84.50 - $4,500
Commission $925
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$21,127 - $45,191
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 763

Job Description

Movers generally work for moving companies or subcontractors of large corporations, or may have their own businesses. Movers generally work on teams, and are usually required to drive in addition to moving goods. Employers often prefer applicants with prior experience in the moving industry, but may also be willing to train the right people.

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Mover Tasks
  • Prepare materials, such as furniture, for safe transportation.
  • Utilize physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects.
  • Load and unload items from moving truck and help customers setup homes, offices or storage.

Popular Employer Salaries

$0$33K

$25,188

$22,483

$25,242

Common Career Paths


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Many Movers move into an Operations Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $59K per year.

Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Mover has a positive trend. An entry-level Mover with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 308 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mover with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Mover which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 101 salaries. A Mover with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 33 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mover?

Mover in Phoenix:
"Summers are extremely difficult. The shippers are cheap and dishonest. And I feel AZ workers are extremely underpaid."
Pros: No snow
Cons: The heat

Mover in Jacksonville:
"Life in Jacksonville FL."
Pros: The Wonderful People and Entertainment
Cons: Less jobs and more violence than

Mover in Denver:
"Not that good."
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Stairs

Mover in Valparaiso:
"Hard work."
Pros: Active
Cons: Pay rate and scheduling

Mover in Los Angeles:
"Back breaking work."
Pros: Excessive Exercise. Working as a team to get the job done. Tips.
Cons: Underpaid. No benefits. On stand-by for work. Can't pick your hours. Can't take days off without resulting in suspension for 3 days.

Mover in Plano:
"Fun."
Pros: You get in shape and communicate with people and make people happy to get tips.
Cons: Some things are heavy, some movers have problems.

Related Job Salaries

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$30,000

▼10%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Team Leadership
▲17%

Customer Service
▲14%


heavy lifting
▲7%

Driver
▲6%

Packaging
▲4%

mover
▲3%

Packing
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 81%