Shipper, Receiver, Packer Salary

The average Shipper, Receiver, or Packer in the United States earns approximately $12.47 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in three lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and close to one-half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Shippers, Receivers, and Packers is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Shippers, Receivers, and Packers who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,435 - $60,000
$33K
MEDIAN: $32,847
50%

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$9.53 - $17.08
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.46
10%
50%
90%

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$0$60K
Salary $32,847
Bonus $97.87 - $2,013
Profit Sharing $512
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,007 - $38,853
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.53 - $17.08
Hourly Tips $4.85
Overtime $14.50 - $25.82
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $97.87 - $2,013
Profit Sharing $512
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,007 - $38,853
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 319

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Job Description for Shipper, Receiver, Packer

Shipper/receiver/packer positions are often found in warehouse environments. This job requires labeling, packing, and shipping packages in accordance with regulations set by local, state, federal, and sometimes international laws. They must be able to properly fill out packing and inventory slips to avoid problems with package delivery. Accuracy is important for this position, because customers often expect goods to arrive in a certain time frame. Shipper/receiver/packers must be able to monitor inventory and communicate with supervisors when inventory runs low, as well as weigh, count, and pack items in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

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Shipper, Receiver, Packer Tasks

  • Package, ship and inspect outgoing packages of goods.
  • Record data on shipment of packages both inbound and outbound.

Common Career Paths for Shipper, Receiver, Packer


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While not commonly seen, Shippers, Receivers, and Packers who transition into an Operations Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Operations Managers is $59K per year. Becoming a Shipping & Receiving Lead or a Shipping & Receiving Clerk is, however, a more typical career progression for Shippers, Receivers, and Packers.

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Popular Skills for Shipper, Receiver, Packer


Shippers, Receivers, and Packers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Receiving, Inventory Control, forklift, and Forklift Operator are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 11 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Picking and Customer Service. The majority of those who know Packaging also know Inventory Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Shipper, Receiver, Packer

Pay by Experience for a Shipper, Receiver, Packer has a positive trend. An entry-level Shipper, Receiver, Packer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 235 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Shipper, Receiver, Packer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Shipper, Receiver, Packer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 70 salaries. A Shipper, Receiver, Packer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,754

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Shippers, Receivers, and Packers, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 9 percent above the national average. Shippers, Receivers, and Packers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+9 percent) and Torrance (+6 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Shipper, Receiver, Packer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Shipper, Receiver, Packer Salaries

▲30%

▲18%

▲6%

National Average
$27,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Shipper, Receiver, Packer Salaries

Receiving
▲12%


forklift
▲5%

Forklift Operator
▲4%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$27,000

Customer Service
▼7%

Picking
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 34%
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