Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Package Handler is $13.93
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Package Handlers?
An entry-level Package Handler with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.46 based on 93 salaries. An early career Package Handler with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.83 based on 276 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Package Handlers Do?
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.
The vast majority of package handlers work at the end of the shipping process in local sorting facilities. They may be tasked with loading delivery trucks according to the freight company's …Read more
- Mark, scan and weigh packages.
- Keep a clean working area.
- Lift and slide packages for delivery.
- Unload and load packages.