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Warehouse Attendant Demographics in the US

The average employee age for warehouse attendants is 39 years. The warehouse attendant workforce reached a whopping 932,515 in 2020!

Among warehouse attendants, we discovered that 15.3% of them are women, while 79.4% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among warehouse attendants is White, which makes up 62.4% of all warehouse attendants. Comparatively, there are 18.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Warehouse Attendant Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 932,515 warehouse attendants currently employed in the United States.
  • 15.3% of all warehouse attendants are women, while only 79.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed warehouse attendant is 39 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of warehouse attendants is White (62.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.6%) and Black or African American (9.6%).
  • The majority of warehouse attendants are located in TX, Houston and FL, Miami.
  • Warehouse attendants are most in-demand in Bellevue, WA.
  • Warehouse attendants are paid an average annual salary of $28,951.
  • Tacoma, WA pays an annual average wage of $34,248, the highest in the US.
  • Warehouse attendants average starting salary is $25,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 99% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid warehouse attendants earn as much as $32,000 or more.
  • North Dakota is the best state for warehouse attendants to live.
  • Warehouse attendants are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Warehouse Attendant Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among warehouse attendants is White, which makes up 62.4% of all warehouse attendants. Comparatively, there are 18.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.6% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 62.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 18.5%
  • Black or African American, 9.6%
  • Asian, 6.2%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Warehouse Attendants

The chart below shows that 80.7% of warehouse attendants speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Portuguese at 5.3% and Carrier is the third-most popular at 5.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 80.7%
  • Portuguese, 5.3%
  • Carrier, 5.3%
  • Chinese, 1.8%
  • French, 1.8%
  • Other, 5.1%

Types of Warehouse Attendant Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for warehouse attendants. The most common degree for warehouse attendants is high school diploma. In fact, 32% of warehouse attendants earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 17% and rounding it off is associate degree with 14%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma degree, 32%
  • Bachelors degree, 17%
  • Associate degree, 14%
  • Diploma degree, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 31%

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Warehouse Attendant Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ warehouse attendants. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most warehouse attendants is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire warehouse attendants.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Warehouse Attendant Work In

Employees with the warehouse attendant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most warehouse attendants prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Top Industries Hiring Warehouse Attendants

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ warehouse attendants. Those industries include retail, manufacturing and hospitality.

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Warehouse Attendant Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as warehouse attendants. Keep reading to find out what the results for warehouse attendants were.

Warehouse Attendant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among warehouse attendants.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Warehouse Attendant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the warehouse attendant position over time.


Warehouse Attendant Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of warehouse attendants changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Warehouse Attendant Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of warehouse attendants based on ethnicity and gender.


The Average Number of Years That Warehouse Attendant Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,661 warehouse attendants resumes, we figured out that the average warehouse attendant enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Warehouse Attendant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of warehouse attendant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of warehouse attendants is 40+ years old, which represents 46% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Warehouse Attendant Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, mail processing equipment mechanic and flight information expediter have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Schedule Checker13%83%
Plant Clerk13%81%
Warehouse Attendant79%15%
Centrifugal Operator88%5%
Flight Information Expediter90%7%
Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic92%7%
Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic
Flight Information Expediter
Centrifugal Operator
Warehouse Attendant
Plant Clerk
Schedule Checker

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Warehouse Attendant Gender Pay Gap

Male Income
Female Income

Warehouse Attendant Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Warehouse Attendant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
High School Diploma or Less$30,981
Some College/ Associate Degree$31,256
Bachelor's Degree$31,495
Master's Degree$31,830

Warehouse Attendant Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Warehouse Attendant Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a warehouse attendant can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of warehouse attendants is $36,170. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Warehouse Attendants Earn The Most?

The map here shows where warehouse attendants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Warehouse Attendants Located?

By looking through more than 2,661 resumes, we found that the most popular places for warehouse attendants are TX, Houston and FL, Miami.

Number of Warehouse Attendants

Where Are Warehouse Attendants In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country warehouse attendants are in the most demand.

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