The average hourly pay for a Shipper/Receiver is $13.71.
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Job Description for Shipper/Receiver
Shipper/receivers plan and perform many different receiving duties. These duties include checking, inspecting, helping to unload, verifying, and transporting all incoming materials. It is the job of the shipper/receiver to check all materials to ensure they meet company quality, accuracy, productivity, and customer service objectives. They must receive, check, and sort all materials, placing them in the specified locations. They must verify that the right amounts of the merchandise were received…Read more
- Receive, inspect, inventory, document and store shipments.
- Oversee data system for storage and tracking of goods and shipments.
- Communicate with suppliers, receivers, drivers and staff for smooth shipment.
- Stage loading and unloading areas with appropriate equipment, materials and space.
- Prepare, package, document and deliver outgoing materials.
Popular Employer Salaries for Shipper/Receiver
The top respondents for the job title Shipper/Receiver are from the companies Tractor Supply Company, Target Corporation and Lowe's Companies, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $16.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Target Corporation and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., earning around $15.05 and $13.45, respectively. The Home Depot Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.33. Tractor Supply Company and Lowe's Companies, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.90 and $12.01, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Shipper/Receiver
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Shipping, Picking, Data Entry and Packaging are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Shipper/Receiver
An entry-level Shipper/Receiver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.15 based on 25 salaries. An early career Shipper/Receiver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.47 based on 301 salaries. A mid-career Shipper/Receiver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.07 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Shipper/Receiver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.37 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Shipper/Receiver in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 60.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.5% more) and San Diego, California (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.1% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (1.5% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 626 survey responses.