FREIGHT HANDLER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$30,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$30,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Forward Air
Highest Paying City
Sparks, NV
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a freight handler make?
As a Freight Handler in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $30,456 per year or $14.64 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $43,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $21,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Freight Handlers are in Retail companies and Transportation companies. Some of the states with the best Freight Handler salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, California, Nevada, and Washington. The typical employment for a Freight Handler is 1.9 years.
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Average Freight Handler Salary By Company

Freight Handlers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Freight Handlers are Retail companies and Transportation companies. Forward Air and Capstone Logistics are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Progressive and Crosscountry Courier, Inc. pay their Freight Handlers very well.

Average Freight Handler Salary By Location

Freight Handlers in the US makes an average salary of $30,456 per year or $14.64 per hour. The top city when it comes to Freight Handler salaries is Sparks, NV at $33,541 per year. The average starting salary in Sparks, NV for Freight Handlers is $21,000. Alaska, Hawaii, California, Nevada, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Freight Handlers. The lowest earning states are Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sparks, NV
$33,541
2
Redding, CA
$32,414
3
Middletown, PA
$31,537
4
Portland, ME
$31,480
5
Union, NJ
$31,390

Average Freight Handler Salary By Industry

Wages for Freight Handlers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Transportation companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Freight Handlers. Salaries for Freight Handlers in Hospitality companies average $33,475 annually, while Transportation companies and Retail companies pay $32,439 and $29,117, respectively. At $27,971, the average salary for Freight Handlers in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$33,475
2
Transportation
$32,439
3
Retail
$29,117
4
Professional
$27,971

RECENTLY ADDED Freight Handler SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Amazon
Freight Handler
10/31/2019
$31,305
Quaker Windows
Freight Handler
10/29/2019
$30,533
Fedex
Freight Handler
10/28/2019
$35,082
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
Freight Handler
10/28/2019
$28,175
Fedex
Freight Handler
10/26/2019
$34,456
Freight Handlers, Inc.
Freight Handler
10/26/2019
$29,218
Fedex Freight, Inc.
Freight Handler
10/26/2019
$34,456
Fedex
Freight Handler
10/26/2019
$32,369
Forward Air
Freight Handler
10/19/2019
$35,479
Fedex
Freight Handler
10/14/2019
$32,369
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