The average hourly pay for an Unloader is $11.47.
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Job Description for Unloader
An unloader works for companies which transport and distribute goods, as well as at airports, rail yards, and warehouses. They may also operate machinery such as forklifts, jacks, and other vehicles, so it is important to be physically fit; there is also a large amount of lifting, bending, and stooping. The abilities to adhere to time constraints and work well on teams are very important in this position. Unloaders are also responsible inspecting received goods to make sure all items are presen…Read more
- Prepare equipment for delivery, assemble required parts prior to loading.
- Receive and check in material by processing all incoming materials.
- Daily clean up of warehouse.
- Receive, move, and issue all products, selecting proper tools as necessary to load and unload freight.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Unloader
The top respondents for the job title Unloader are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Lowe's Companies, Inc and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Distribution Center where the average pay is $17.54. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Walmart.com and Target Corporation, earning around $17.00 and $11.51, respectively. Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.67. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.96 and $11.00, respectively.
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Skills in Less than Truckload (LTL) Freight, Problem Solving, Safety Compliance, Customer Service and Systems Computer/Console Operations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Unloader
An entry-level Unloader with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.86 based on 79 salaries. An early career Unloader with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.20 based on 388 salaries. A mid-career Unloader with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.84 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Unloader with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.28 based on 48 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 Unloader in their job title in Loveland, Colorado earn an average of 65.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mobile, Alabama (43.8% more) and Douglas, Georgia (28.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (13.5% less), Houston, Texas (8.6% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (4.2% less).
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