The average hourly pay for a Picker with Picking skills is $12.11.
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$10 - $16
$40 - $6,516
$350 - $2,200
$20,777 - $35,442
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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.
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Popular Skills for Picker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Packaging, Shipping, Oral / Verbal Communication, Inventory Control and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $11.75 based on 231 salaries. An early career Picker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.04 based on 353 salaries. A mid-career Picker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.23 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Picker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.69 based on 47 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 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Reno, Nevada (8.3% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Memphis, Tennessee (14.4% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (1.7% less).
Years of Experience
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