The average hourly pay for a Warehouse Associate is $13.49.
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Job Description for Warehouse Associate
A warehouse associate performs a variety of jobs in a company’s warehouse that require manual labor. Some tasks can include handling and boxing products, labeling them correctly, and doing basic packing work. They may also do picking, or finding a good or goods that correspond with a customer’s order and preparing it for shipping. Warehouse associate must have good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination, as well as be detail-oriented. A key component of this job is what is called “working …Read more
Warehouse Associate Tasks
- Inspect documents that are present from external suppliers.
- Perform filling work orders in a timely manner.
- Maintain inventory management of the sub-inventory.
- Call vendors for pick ups or returns.
- Perform packaging, handling, transportation and other related shipping duties.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Warehouse Associate
The top respondents for the job title Warehouse Associate are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, The Home Depot Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $14.73. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cardinal Health, Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Corp., earning around $14.67 and $14.40, respectively. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around $13.29. Caterpillar, Inc. and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.89 and $14.00, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Warehouse Associate
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Picking, Shipping, Inventory Control and Machine Operation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Packaging.
Pay by Experience Level for Warehouse Associate
An entry-level Warehouse Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.49 based on 264 salaries. An early career Warehouse Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.11 based on 2,131 salaries. A mid-career Warehouse Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.28 based on 704 salaries. An experienced Warehouse Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.90 based on 577 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Warehouse Associate in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 6.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (3.0% more) and Houston, Texas (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (7.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.9% less).
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