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Warehouse worker salary in Chicago, IL

How much does a Warehouse Worker make in Chicago, IL?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $18.08
Low $9.87
High $33.12
$4,875per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a warehouse worker is $18.08 per hour in Chicago, IL and $4,875 overtime per year.404 salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Chicago, IL

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Warehouse Workers in Chicago, IL

  1. Target
    70,636 reviews10 salaries reported
    $23.41per hour
  2. $19.95per hour
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Highest paying cities for Warehouse Workers near Chicago, IL

  1. Minooka, IL
    $19.80 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  2. Crest Hill, IL
    $19.64 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Joliet, IL
    $18.57 per hour
    101 salaries reported
  1. Elgin, IL
    $18.29 per hour
    68 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $18.08 per hour
    404 salaries reported
  3. DeKalb, IL
    $17.99 per hour
    35 salaries reported
  1. Rockford, IL
    $17.62 per hour
    63 salaries reported
  2. Edwardsville, IL
    $17.15 per hour
    30 salaries reported
  3. Carol Stream, IL
    $16.03 per hour
    149 salaries reported
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Where can a Warehouse Worker earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Warehouse Workers

Most recommended license

Non-CDL Class C(earn +8.68% more)

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 25.18% since 2018. Warehouse Workers with this license earn +8.68% more than the average base salary, which is $18.08 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
201251increase by 51
201398increase by 92.16%
2014177increase by 80.61%
2015360increase by 103.39%
2016395increase by 9.72%
2017413increase by 4.56%
2018278decrease by 32.69%
2019348increase by 25.18%

Top companies hiring Warehouse Workers on Indeed

Mickey's Linen
North American Corporation
Drapery Connection
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Top fields of study
Supply Chain Management Degree
Top skills
Top certifications
Pallet Jack Certification

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top Fields of studySalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs6
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Most common benefits for Warehouse Workers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Store discount
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 57,563 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in Chicago, IL?

Warehouse Associate

Job openings

Average $38,871 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Warehouse Worker

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