How much does a Warehouse Worker make in the United States?

1762.8k salaries reported, updated at July 30, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a warehouse worker is $12.78 per hour in the United States and $4,687 overtime per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for warehouse workers

Most recommended skill

Food Production Experience

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 178.95% since 2018. Warehouse Workers with this skill earn +121.67% more than the average base salary, which is $12.78 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20122increase by 2
20133increase by 50.00%
201413increase by 333.33%
20155decrease by 61.54%
201645increase by 800.00%
201729decrease by 35.56%
201819decrease by 34.48%
201953increase by 178.95%

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Most common benefits for Warehouse Workers

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Referral program
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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43% of Warehouse workers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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