The average hourly pay for a Receiving Worker is $12.12.
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$48 - $1,237
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$18,847 - $38,807
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Job Description for Receiving Worker
Receiving workers typically work in a warehouse environment and are responsible for receiving and organizing shipments of items. This work can be physically demanding, as heavy items must be moved from one location to another, and standing, walking, kneeling, and reaching are often necessary. Many jobs require receiving workers to pass physical endurance tests prior to being hired, and some positions require the ability to operate a forklift and relevant certification. Paperwork is often involv…Read more
Receiving Worker Tasks
- Coordinate, prepare, and manage shipping records.
- Assemble and build shipping boxes or crates.
- Post weights and charges for each order, and ensure accuracy according.
Popular Employer Salaries for Receiving Worker
The top respondents for the job title Receiving Worker are from the companies Burlington Coat Factory, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. and The Home Depot Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $17.09. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., earning around $12.81. Burlington Coat Factory pays the lowest at around $9.18. The Home Depot Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.45.
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Popular Skills for Receiving Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Shipping, Organizing and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Worker
An entry-level Receiving Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.82 based on 110 salaries. An early career Receiving Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.63 based on 167 salaries. A mid-career Receiving Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.71 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Receiving Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.40 based on 47 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Receiving Worker in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.5% less).
Years of Experience
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