Loader/Unloader Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$25,000
$21,000
$25,000
$30,000
The average loader/unloader makes about $25,577 per year. That's $12.3 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $21,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $30,000. Many of loader/unloaders seem to be drawn to professional and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case loader/unloaders tend to work at transportation, manufacturing, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Minnesota, Wyoming and Washington pay loader/unloaders the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Tacoma, WA
$31,212
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Map of Loader/Unloader Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Loader/Unloaders earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Loader/Unloader Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Minnesota, Wyoming and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for loader/unloaders. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Carolina, Florida, and Georgia.

Average Loader/Unloader Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a loader/unloader, being employed by a company such as Post Holdings or Michaels Stores would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Stanley Black & Decker and Tyson Foods also report highly competitive salaries for loader/unloaders.

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Average Loader/Unloader Pay By Industry

The salary for a loader/unloader can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for loader/unloaders tend to be found in transportation, manufacturing, and retail companies. In fact, loader/unloaders can make a yearly salary of $26,275 while working for transportation companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$26,275
$26k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$25,736
$26k
Retail
Retail
$25,724
$26k
Professional
Professional
$22,044
$22k

Loader/Unloader Salary History

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Loader/Unloader Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a loader/unloader can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Loader/Unloader Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Loader/Unloader-2Nd Shift
Loader/Unloader-2Nd Shift
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$35,479
$35,479
07/30/2020
Loaders/Unloaders-Twic Required-1St. Shift
Loaders/Unloaders-Twic Required-1St. Shift
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/30/2020
Loaders/Unloaders
Loaders/Unloaders
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/29/2020
Loaders/Unloaders
Loaders/Unloaders
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/27/2020
Merito Group
Merito Group
Running Out of Unemployment Benefits ? Start Immediately-Load and Unload at Airport
Running Out of Unemployment Benefits ? Start Immediately-Load and Unload at Airport
Running Out of Unemployment Benefits ? Start Immediately-Load and Unload at Airport
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$24,001
$24,001
07/27/2020
Merito Group
Merito Group
Loader/Unloader-Immediate Need
Loader/Unloader-Immediate Need
Loader/Unloader-Immediate Need
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$32,349
$32,349
07/27/2020
Loader/Unloader
Loader/Unloader
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$22,957
$22,957
07/24/2020
Lumper/Whse Loader/Unloader/Pallet Stacker
Lumper/Whse Loader/Unloader/Pallet Stacker
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$30,554
$30,554
07/23/2020
Loader/Unloader
Loader/Unloader
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$30,262
$30,262
07/21/2020
Load/Unloader
Load/Unloader
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/17/2020