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How Much Does a Package Handler Earn In The United States?

Package Handler Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$24,000
$29,000
$34,000
Package handlers in the United States make an average salary of $29,261 per year or $14.07 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Minnesota, Hawaii, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon provide the highest package handler salaries.
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Where Package Handlers Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Package Handlers Earn In Different Cities?

While a package handler can average a salary of $29,261 per year, or $14.07 per hour, there are many opportunities for package handlers to make more. For example, in Minneapolis, MN you might make $35,484 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Reno, NV and Brockton, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Minneapolis, MN where the average starting salary is $29,000. The highest paying states for package handlers include Minnesota, Hawaii and Washington. Meanwhile, Virginia, South Carolina, and West Virginia offer the lowest salaries.
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$35,484
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$34,506
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$33,457
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4. Brockton, MA
$32,814
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$32,706
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$32,450
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$39k

High Paying Package Handler Jobs

Which Companies Pay Package Handlers The Most?

To earn a high income as a package handler, working for Kelly Services or Iron Mountain might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Volt Information Sciences and ManpowerGroup report highly competitive wages for package handlers.
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Package Handler Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Package Handler Salaries

    The salary for a package handler 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.

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    Baltimore, MD
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    03/31/2021
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    $32,140
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    Troutdale, OR
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    03/31/2021
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    $36,523
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    Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI
    03/31/2021
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    $35,479
    $35,479
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    Fedex Ground PH Us
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    Warehouse Package Handler
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    Burlington, VT
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    03/31/2021
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    $33,392
    $33,392
    03/31/2021
    Fedex Ground PH Us
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    Warehouse Package Handler
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    Shawnee, KS
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    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $44,871
    $44,871
    03/31/2021
    Fedex Ground
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    Warehouse Package Handler
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    Minneapolis, MN
    Minneapolis, MN
    03/31/2021
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    $42,784
    $42,784
    03/31/2021
    Fedex
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    Memphis, TN
    Memphis, TN
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    03/31/2021
    Fedex Ground
    Fedex Ground
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Portland, OR
    Portland, OR
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $36,523
    $36,523
    03/31/2021
    Fedex Ground
    Fedex Ground
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Tacoma, WA
    Tacoma, WA
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    03/31/2021
    Fedex Ground PH Us
    Fedex Ground PH Us
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Warehouse Package Handler
    Tacoma, WA
    Tacoma, WA
    03/31/2021
    03/31/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    03/31/2021