Package Handler Salary

The average rate for a Package Handler is $11.34 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$17,517 - $43,780
$18K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,030
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50%
90%

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$9.85 - $14.80
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.53
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$0$43K
Salary $17,517 - $43,780
Bonus $0.52 - $2,850
Profit Sharing $450.00
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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$20,523 - $32,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.85 - $14.80
Hourly Tips $3.69
Overtime $12.74 - $25.51
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $0.52 - $2,850
Profit Sharing $450.00
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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$20,523 - $32,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,094

Job Description for Package Handler

The people who help facilitate on-time deliveries for cargo carriers are package handlers; large companies that ship large quantities of goods each day also employ package handlers. The handler's main job is to load and unload packages, boxes, and general freight from trucks or other delivery vehicles.

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Package Handler Tasks

  • Mark, scan and weigh packages.
  • Keep a clean working area.
  • Lift and slide packages for delivery.
  • Unload and load packages.

Common Career Paths for Package Handler


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Pay by Experience Level for Package Handler

Pay by Experience for a Package Handler has a positive trend. An entry-level Package Handler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 877 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Package Handler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Package Handler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 52 salaries. A Package Handler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 19 salaries.

Package Handler Reviews

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

Package Handler in Chicago:
"Great night wonderful day."
Pros: It labor.
Cons: Noting.

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Key Stats for Package Handler

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Package Handler Salaries

Late-Career
▲61%

▲37%

▲17%

National Average
$24,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Package Handler Salaries

▲1%

Unloading
▲1%

National Average
$24,000

Loading
▼1%

▼2%

Shipping
▼2%

Team Leadership
▼4%

Lifting
▼5%

Strength
▼7%

Safety Compliance
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 33%