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Shipping Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$27,000
$22,000
$27,000
$33,000
Did you know that the average shipping clerk makes $27,492 per year? That's valued at $13.22 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $22,000 and $33,000, meaning shipping clerks have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most shipping clerks find a job with professional and manufacturing companies, while others work for health care, transportation, and manufacturing companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Maine, Washington and Nevada are the top states in the U.S. to pay shipping clerks the highest salaries.
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Map of Shipping Clerk Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Shipping Clerk Salary By Location

While a shipping clerk can average a salary of $27,492 per year, or $13.22 per hour, there are many opportunities for shipping clerks to make more. For example, in San Jose, CA you might make $31,256 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Chicago, IL and Chandler, AZ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Jose, CA where the average starting salary is $21,000. The highest paying states for shipping clerks include Maine, Washington and Nevada. Meanwhile, Missouri, Arkansas, and Indiana offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
$31,256
$31k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$28,455
$28k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$28,376
$28k
Chandler, AZ
Chandler, AZ
$28,085
$28k
Bethlehem, PA
Bethlehem, PA
$27,967
$28k
Tualatin, OR
Tualatin, OR
$27,957
$28k
Provo, UT
Provo, UT
$27,518
$28k
Duluth, MN
Duluth, MN
$27,134
$27k
San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, TX
$26,492
$26k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$26,393
$26k

High Paying Shipping Clerk Jobs

Average Shipping Clerk Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a shipping clerk, being employed by a company such as Cigna or Medline Industries would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like PPG Industries and ResMed also report highly competitive salaries for shipping clerks.

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Shipping Clerk Salary History

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    Average Shipping Clerk Pay By Industry

    The salary for a shipping clerk can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for shipping clerks tend to be found in health care, transportation, and manufacturing companies. In fact, shipping clerks can make a yearly salary of $29,262 while working for health care companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $29,262
    $29k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $28,119
    $28k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $27,807
    $28k
    Retail
    Retail
    $27,135
    $27k
    Technology
    Technology
    $27,033
    $27k
    Professional
    Professional
    $26,952
    $27k
    Construction
    Construction
    $26,376
    $26k

    Shipping Clerk Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a shipping clerk 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 Shipping Clerk Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Hirelevel
    Hirelevel
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Gurnee, IL
    Gurnee, IL
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $36,376
    $36,376
    10/30/2020
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Jeffersonville, IN
    Jeffersonville, IN
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $32,349
    $32,349
    10/30/2020
    ASC Staffing Group
    ASC Staffing Group
    Transportation Clerk/Shipping Clerk
    Transportation Clerk/Shipping Clerk
    Transportation Clerk/Shipping Clerk
    Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix, AZ
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/29/2020
    Star Staffing
    Star Staffing
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Healdsburg, CA
    Healdsburg, CA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $39,653
    $39,653
    10/28/2020
    Hire Up Staffing Services
    Hire Up Staffing Services
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Reedley, CA
    Reedley, CA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/28/2020
    3Rd Shift Shipping Clerk
    3Rd Shift Shipping Clerk
    Niles, MI
    Niles, MI
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $30,783
    $30,783
    10/28/2020
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Belvidere, IL
    Belvidere, IL
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/28/2020
    Southside Market & Barbeque
    Southside Market & Barbeque
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Elgin, TX
    Elgin, TX
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/28/2020
    Inventory/Shipping Clerk
    Inventory/Shipping Clerk
    Hanford, CA
    Hanford, CA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/28/2020
    Shipping Clerk
    Shipping Clerk
    Milwaukee, WI
    Milwaukee, WI
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/27/2020