Material Handler Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cresco Labs
Highest Paying City
Kent, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a material handler make?
The national average salary for a Material Handler in the U.S. is $28,207 annually or $13.56 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $36,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Material Handlers. Washington, Wyoming, Minnesota, Oregon, and Alaska are some of the states with the best Material Handler salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 2.5 years.

Average Material Handler Salary By Location

As a Material Handler in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $28,207 per year or $13.56 per hour. The top city when it comes to Material Handler salaries is Kent, WA at $35,000 per year. The average starting salary in Kent, WA for Material Handlers is $25,000. Some of the states with the best Material Handler salaries are Washington, Wyoming, Minnesota, Oregon, Alaska, Wisconsin, and Colorado. Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Alabama, and Louisiana are the lowest earners.

Map of Material Handler Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Material Handlers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Material Handler Salary By Company

Material Handlers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Material Handlers are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. Material Handlers at Cresco Labs and Space Exploration Technologies report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Fortive and Trinity Industries pay their Material Handlers very well.

Average Material Handler Pay By Industry

Material Handler salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Automotive companies, Manufacturing companies, and Transportation companies pay their Material Handlers well. Automotive companies pay Material Handlers an average salary of $29,335, Manufacturing companies pay $28,509, and Transportation companys come in at $28,314. The average salary for Material Handlers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $26,668.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$29,335
$29k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$28,509
$29k
Transportation
Transportation
$28,314
$28k
Retail
Retail
$28,222
$28k
Health Care
Health Care
$28,139
$28k
Technology
Technology
$26,867
$27k
Professional
Professional
$26,668
$27k

Material Handler Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Material Handler Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Material Handler can range from $22,517 to $34,226 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 Material Handler Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Hirelevel
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$20,870
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$39,131
Hirelevel
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$31,806
Material Handler-2Nd Shift
04/29/2020
$26,088
Hirelevel
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$27,757
Hirelevel
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$29,740
Hirelevel
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$29,740
Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana, Inc.
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$18,783
Hirelevel
Material Handler
04/29/2020
$28,175
Direct Material Handler-3RD Shift
04/29/2020
$41,490
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