Receiving Worker Salary
Receiving Workers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $11.91 per hour. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — about a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by over one-half. Most Receiving Workers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
|Hourly Rate||$8.97 - $17.60|
|Overtime||$15.07 - $29.80|
|Total Pay (||$18,678 - $41,853|
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.Read More...
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 involved in this work and must be completed in a clear and concise manner, and some jobs require basic computer skills to create periodic reports. Inventory duties may be necessary either manually or using computer programs to ensure that all items are accounted for, and research may be necessary to identify problems with inventory and any corrective action. Analytical and problem-solving skills are highly beneficial in this position, and the ability to work both independently and on teams to coordinate tasks is also important. A high school diploma or equivalent may be a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers also require relevant prior experience while others provide on-the-job training. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Receiving Worker
Receiving Workers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at The Home Depot Inc., where the average salary comes to $21K.
Employees at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc take home the smallest paychecks, and $17K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $16K and quickly nearing the top at only $25K.
Pay by Experience Level for Receiving Worker
Pay by Experience for a Receiving Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Receiving Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receiving Worker 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 24 salaries. An experienced Receiving Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 21 salaries. A Receiving Worker 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 7 salaries.
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