The average hourly pay for a Picker is $12.13.
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$10 - $16
$41 - $2,367
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Job Description for Picker
Pickers typically work in warehouse operations for retail, manufacturing, and other organizations. They are responsible for collecting and organizing items ordered by customers and clients, as well as preparing them for shipment. Order pickers typically either deposit these items into a sorting system to be sent to packers, or they may be responsible for the packing themselves. Smaller operations may also require pickers to load trucks. Order picking is a process that requires pickers to be ab…Read more
- Fill orders for the delivery, sale, and movement of products and goods.
- Operate equipment to collect, deliver, and package goods.
- Conduct inventories and maintain appearance and flow of goods and workspace.
- Utilize computer system to identify tasks, enter completed tasks and find goods.
The top respondents for the job title Picker are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Frito-Lay, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Frito-Lay, Inc. where the average pay is $18.10. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays the lowest at around $11.81.
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Popular Skills for Picker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Packaging, Shipping, Oral / Verbal Communication and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Picking.
Pay by Experience Level for Picker
An entry-level Picker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.71 based on 395 salaries. An early career Picker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.05 based on 629 salaries. A mid-career Picker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.78 based on 147 salaries. An experienced Picker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.73 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Picker in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (6.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Memphis, Tennessee (16.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.0% less).
Years of Experience
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