Average Warehouse Clerk Salary
$28,000 yearly
$10.00 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$24,000
10 %
$28,000
Median
$32,000
90 %
Warehouse clerks in the United States make an average salary of $28,277 per year or $13.59 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 $32,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Massachusetts, Alaska, Connecticut, and North Dakota provide the highest warehouse clerk salaries.

Average Warehouse Clerk Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Warehouse Clerk average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$25,251
$25,251
$12.14
$12.14
Alaska
Alaska
$31,861
$31,861
$15.32
$15.32
Arizona
Arizona
$26,741
$26,741
$12.86
$12.86
Arkansas
Arkansas
$25,757
$25,757
$12.38
$12.38
California
California
$29,329
$29,329
$14.10
$14.10
Colorado
Colorado
$29,918
$29,918
$14.38
$14.38
Connecticut
Connecticut
$31,238
$31,238
$15.02
$15.02
Delaware
Delaware
$31,211
$31,211
$15.01
$15.01
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$29,302
$29,302
$14.09
$14.09
Florida
Florida
$24,968
$24,968
$12.00
$12.00
Georgia
Georgia
$25,303
$25,303
$12.16
$12.16
Hawaii
Hawaii
$30,142
$30,142
$14.49
$14.49
Idaho
Idaho
$27,754
$27,754
$13.34
$13.34
Illinois
Illinois
$28,501
$28,501
$13.70
$13.70
Indiana
Indiana
$28,174
$28,174
$13.55
$13.55
Iowa
Iowa
$27,221
$27,221
$13.09
$13.09
Kansas
Kansas
$26,359
$26,359
$12.67
$12.67
Kentucky
Kentucky
$26,588
$26,588
$12.78
$12.78
Louisiana
Louisiana
$23,118
$23,118
$11.11
$11.11
Maine
Maine
$30,776
$30,776
$14.80
$14.80
Maryland
Maryland
$27,723
$27,723
$13.33
$13.33
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$32,374
$32,374
$15.56
$15.56
Michigan
Michigan
$25,985
$25,985
$12.49
$12.49
Minnesota
Minnesota
$30,257
$30,257
$14.55
$14.55
Mississippi
Mississippi
$22,329
$22,329
$10.74
$10.74
Missouri
Missouri
$26,711
$26,711
$12.84
$12.84
Montana
Montana
$27,187
$27,187
$13.07
$13.07
Nebraska
Nebraska
$28,525
$28,525
$13.71
$13.71
Nevada
Nevada
$24,312
$24,312
$11.69
$11.69
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$29,664
$29,664
$14.26
$14.26
New Jersey
New Jersey
$29,554
$29,554
$14.21
$14.21
New Mexico
New Mexico
$26,195
$26,195
$12.59
$12.59
New York
New York
$29,854
$29,854
$14.35
$14.35
North Carolina
North Carolina
$27,965
$27,965
$13.44
$13.44
North Dakota
North Dakota
$31,233
$31,233
$15.02
$15.02
Ohio
Ohio
$26,336
$26,336
$12.66
$12.66
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$24,629
$24,629
$11.84
$11.84
Oregon
Oregon
$30,324
$30,324
$14.58
$14.58
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$27,677
$27,677
$13.31
$13.31
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$30,283
$30,283
$14.56
$14.56
South Carolina
South Carolina
$25,532
$25,532
$12.28
$12.28
South Dakota
South Dakota
$27,432
$27,432
$13.19
$13.19
Tennessee
Tennessee
$27,320
$27,320
$13.13
$13.13
Texas
Texas
$27,096
$27,096
$13.03
$13.03
Utah
Utah
$25,369
$25,369
$12.20
$12.20
Vermont
Vermont
$30,961
$30,961
$14.89
$14.89
Virginia
Virginia
$26,745
$26,745
$12.86
$12.86
Washington
Washington
$32,587
$32,587
$15.67
$15.67
West Virginia
West Virginia
$26,361
$26,361
$12.67
$12.67
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$26,950
$26,950
$12.96
$12.96
Wyoming
Wyoming
$29,601
$29,601
$14.23
$14.23

Highest Paying Cities For Warehouse Clerk

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Kent, WA
Kent, WA
$32,810
$32,810
$15.77
$15.77
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$31,423
$31,423
$15.11
$15.11
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$30,323
$30,323
$14.58
$14.58
Gilroy, CA
Gilroy, CA
$29,998
$29,998
$14.42
$14.42
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$29,947
$29,947
$14.40
$14.40
Clifton Park, NY
Clifton Park, NY
$29,878
$29,878
$14.36
$14.36

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Average Warehouse Clerk Salary Over Time

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    How Much Do Warehouse Clerks Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, warehouse clerk salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, transportation, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for warehouse clerks. For example, warehouse clerks make a whopping average salary of $33,170 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $31,704 at transportation companies and $31,487 at retail companies. But warehouse clerks may want to avoid working in the technology industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $30,538.
    IndustryAvg. SalaryRange
    1. Manufacturing
    $33,170
    $27k
    $37k
    2. Transportation
    $31,704
    $27k
    $37k
    3. Retail
    $31,487
    $27k
    $37k
    4. Technology
    $30,538
    $27k
    $37k

    High Paying Warehouse Clerk Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Customer Service, Warehouse

    Avg. salary: $30,267

    A customer service warehouse is primarily in charge of providing customer support, mainly through calls and correspondence. Their responsibilities typically revolve around answering inquiries, addressing and troubleshooting problems, processing refunds, maintaining records of all transactions, and referring them to other services when necessary. There are also instances when they must perform follow-up calls, offer products and services, discuss product specifications and promotions, develop sales strategies, and generate leads through research and analysis. Moreover, they must maintain an active communication line with staff for a smooth and efficient workflow.
    181,376 Customer Service, Warehouse Jobs
    Material Handler/Warehouse

    Avg. salary: $29,256

    A warehouse material handler is responsible for assisting warehouse operations, moving merchandise from one place to another, labeling products, performing quality check procedures, packaging goods, and loading and unloading items from distribution vehicles. Warehouse material handlers operate warehouse tools and equipment for production, as well as ensuring the adequacy of stock inventory needed for orders and deliveries. A warehouse material handler also updates product information on the database and do administrative tasks, such as writing reports and responding to customers' inquiries and concerns.
    112,430 Material Handler/Warehouse Jobs
    Warehouse Machine Operator

    Avg. salary: $28,183

    Warehouse machine operators perform various tasks for their employers. These include setting up, operating, monitoring, and troubleshooting machinery, inspecting parts for specifications and any potential damage, and reading and interpreting diagrams and blueprints to position and secure the machines. They are expected to communicate with other team members and provide support for continuous production. Most employers are looking to hire someone with knowledge of production and safety procedures, previous experience as a machine operator, and analytical skills.
    116,182 Warehouse Machine Operator Jobs
    General Warehouse Worker

    Avg. salary: $28,160

    A general warehouse worker takes responsibility for doing various duties in warehousing. General warehouse workers receive and process incoming materials and stock, pick and file orders, and pack and ship these orders. The workers manage, organize, and retrieve stocks from the warehouse. They make sure that the orders are picked up and/or delivered on time. It is expected from them to have working experience in the job. They have to be proficient in terms of inventory software, systems, and databases. Among the other necessary skills for this career are time management, analytical, communication, and good organizational skills.
    123,428 General Warehouse Worker Jobs
    Warehouse Technician

    Avg. salary: $31,411

    A warehouse technician is responsible for monitoring the incoming and outgoing goods and services in the warehouse or distribution centers. Warehouse technicians verify shipment details, assist with packaging items, move merchandise to storage areas, inspect the quality of items for release, and escalate defective products for immediate replacement. They also operate various warehouse equipment and machinery, conduct maintenance repairs, and loading and unloading items from the delivery trucks. A warehouse technician must have excellent time-management and organizational skills, especially on processing orders and creating reports for inventory receipts.
    122,471 Warehouse Technician Jobs
    Warehouse Receiving

    Avg. salary: $29,522

    The duties of a warehouse receiving worker include interacting with delivery couriers, such as DHL and FedEx/UPS, while generally simplifying the customer service delivery process. They are expected to closely inspect all goods and products for damages, verify the quantities of products ordered, and enter these into inventory using RF or WMS system. The responsibility of determining the designated method of shipment of products may also fall to them.
    96,841 Warehouse Receiving Jobs

    Warehouse Clerk Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a warehouse 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.

    Which Companies Pay Warehouse Clerks The Most?

    To earn a high income as a warehouse clerk, working for CSG or Tsf Sportswear might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Presidio and Central Garden & Pet Company report highly competitive wages for warehouse clerks.
    Company

    Recently Added Warehouse Clerk Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Tulsa, OK
    Tulsa, OK
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $32,349
    $32,349
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Aurora, IL
    Aurora, IL
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Orlando, FL
    Orlando, FL
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $32,349
    $32,349
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk-Flat
    Warehouse Clerk-Flat
    Saluda, NC
    Saluda, NC
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Centralia, WA
    Centralia, WA
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $33,371
    $33,371
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Marion, IN
    Marion, IN
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $25,044
    $25,044
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Birmingham, AL
    Birmingham, AL
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $32,349
    $32,349
    06/30/2021
    Stockroom/Warehouse Clerk
    Stockroom/Warehouse Clerk
    New Berlin, WI
    New Berlin, WI
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    06/30/2021
    Warehouse Clerk, Trendz Estes Park
    Warehouse Clerk, Trendz Estes Park
    Estes Park, CO
    Estes Park, CO
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    06/30/2021
    Bolt Staffing
    Bolt Staffing
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Warehouse Clerk
    Novato, CA
    Novato, CA
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $37,566
    $37,566
    06/29/2021

    Average Warehouse Clerk Salary by Demographic

    Warehouse Clerk Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $26,603
    female-income
    Female Income
    $26,240
    Median Warehouse Clerk Income by Race
    Asian warehouse clerks have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american warehouse clerks have the lowest average salary at $26,187.
    $28,000
    $27,000
    $26,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$26,514
    Black or African American$26,187
    Asian$26,606
    Unknown$26,308
    Hispanic or Latino$26,492
    Average Warehouse Clerk Salary by Education Level
    Warehouse clerks with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $28,066 annually. With a Bachelors degree, warehouse clerks earn a median annual income of $27,485 compared to $27,073 for warehouse clerks with an Associate degree.
    $29,000
    $28,000
    $27,000
    $26,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$26,603
    Some College/ Associate Degree$27,073
    Bachelor's Degree$27,485
    Master's Degree$28,066