Updated August 22, 2022

Average Warehouse Worker Salary

$15.87hourly

$33,010 yearly

Entry level Salary
$26,000 yearly
$26,000
10 %
$33,010
Median
$40,000
90 %

How much does a Warehouse Worker make?

Warehouse workers make $33,010 per year on average, or $15.87 per hour, in the United States. Warehouse workers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $40,000.

Location impacts how much a warehouse worker can expect to make. Warehouse workers make the most in Indiana, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Minnesota.

Highest Paying States For Warehouse Workers

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

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Warehouse Worker average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1Indiana$37,912$18.232,478
2Wisconsin$34,574$16.621,829
3Pennsylvania$34,019$16.363,944
4New Hampshire$35,110$16.88526
5Oregon$36,409$17.501,045
6Washington$36,299$17.451,846
7Minnesota$35,938$17.281,506
8Utah$34,179$16.43841
9North Dakota$35,060$16.86198
10Michigan$33,490$16.102,068
11Nevada$34,505$16.59516
12California$35,402$17.028,719
13South Dakota$34,509$16.59217
14New Jersey$34,241$16.463,077
15Maine$35,104$16.88225
16West Virginia$33,622$16.16361
17Massachusetts$35,907$17.261,902
18Vermont$35,383$17.01144
19Iowa$33,274$16.00993
20Idaho$33,940$16.32411
21Rhode Island$34,372$16.52271
22Connecticut$34,092$16.39831
23Ohio$32,705$15.722,495
24Illinois$33,565$16.142,941
25Kentucky$31,523$15.161,281
26Colorado$34,105$16.401,310
27Nebraska$32,602$15.67558
28Hawaii$37,112$17.84115
29Kansas$31,891$15.33842
30Tennessee$30,732$14.781,942
31Delaware$33,678$16.19235
32Missouri$31,847$15.311,716
33New York$34,445$16.561,821
34Wyoming$32,855$15.8087
35Maryland$32,808$15.771,637
36North Carolina$30,545$14.692,724
37Arizona$32,307$15.531,321
38Montana$32,898$15.82110
39Mississippi$30,329$14.58557
40New Mexico$31,781$15.28334
41Georgia$29,982$14.413,308
42Texas$30,535$14.684,822
43Arkansas$30,364$14.60432
44Virginia$30,707$14.762,288
45Alaska$32,009$15.3971
46Florida$28,287$13.604,604
47Oklahoma$30,190$14.51570
48District of Columbia$32,140$15.45140
49Alabama$29,078$13.981,034
50South Carolina$28,781$13.841,076
51Louisiana$28,043$13.48749

Highest Paying Cities For Warehouse Workers

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Indianapolis, IN$37,777$18.16
2Hillsboro, OR$36,445$17.52
3Vancouver, WA$36,419$17.51
4Minneapolis, MN$35,931$17.27
5Los Angeles, CA$35,293$16.97
6Portland, ME$35,176$16.91
7Reno, NV$35,130$16.89
8New York, NY$34,385$16.53
9Plainfield, NJ$34,339$16.51
10Salt Lake City, UT$34,199$16.44
11Thornton, CO$34,129$16.41
12Harrisburg, PA$34,004$16.35
13Chicago, IL$33,639$16.17
14Cleveland, OH$33,205$15.96
15Des Moines, IA$33,198$15.96

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. Indianapolis, IN
  2. Hillsboro, OR
  3. Vancouver, WA
  4. Minneapolis, MN
  5. Los Angeles, CA

Warehouse Worker Salary Details

Average Warehouse Worker Salary Graph
Average Warehouse Worker Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Warehouse Worker's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$40,000$3,333$19
75th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
Average$33,010$2,751$16
25th Percentile$29,000$2,417$14
10th Percentile$26,000$2,167$13

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Material Handler/Warehouse$32,384$2,699$15.57154,227
Warehouse Machine Operator$33,796$2,816$16.25229,051
Warehouse Technician$34,985$2,915$16.82231,431
Warehouse Attendant$33,093$2,758$15.91210,627
Warehouse Receiving$32,814$2,734$15.78193,563
Warehouse Coordinator$34,095$2,841$16.39155,315

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Target Jobs (1,353)
  2. PepsiCo Jobs (519)
  3. The Home Depot Jobs (1,176)
  4. The Coca-Cola Company Jobs (1,003)
  5. Kohl's Jobs (522)

Which Companies Pay Warehouse Workers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, United Natural Foods and Alpenrose Dairy are the highest paying companies for warehouse workers.

How Much Do Warehouse Workers Make In Different Industries?

Warehouse worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries tend to offer much higher salaries for warehouse workers. For example, warehouse workers make a whopping average salary of $34,731 while working in the manufacturing industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $34,704 in the retail industry and $33,683 in the transportation industry.

Warehouse workers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $32,018.

Highest Paying Industries For Warehouse Workers

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Manufacturing$34,731$16.70
2Retail$34,704$16.68
3Transportation$33,683$16.19
4Technology$33,370$16.04
5Professional$32,018$15.39

High Paying Warehouse Worker Jobs

Warehouse Worker Salary Trends

Average Warehouse Worker Salary Over Time

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

    Warehouse Worker Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$33,000$15.87+2.0%
    2021$32,300$15.55+20.3%
    2020$25,800$12.39+4.8%
    2019$24,500$11.80+2.6%
    2018$23,900$11.50+2.6%

    Recently Added Warehouse Worker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    McLane Company, Inc.Flex Warehouse WorkerLakewood, WA07/26/2022$35,479
    ChewyWarehouse Worker-NightsPhoenix, AZ07/26/2022$43,827
    Foster FarmsWarehouse Worker-BurrelRiverdale, CA07/26/2022$36,523
    Dot FoodsWarehouse WorkerArdmore, OK07/26/2022$45,914
    United Parcel ServiceWarehouse Worker-Bonus AvailableDenver, CO07/26/2022$33,121
    PoolcorpWarehouse WorkerWindsor, CT07/26/2022$37,566
    Nuwest Group-Tech Jobs BoardWarehouse WorkerBellevue, WA07/26/2022$43,827
    Warehouse Order Selector In Denver, ColoradoLTO Warehouse WorkerBrighton, CO07/26/2022$41,531
    United Parcel ServiceWarehouse Worker-No Interview RequiredBaltimore, MD07/26/2022$31,305
    Barton Staffing SolutionsWarehouse Workers-Fun T Shirt Company-Peak Season Pay Increases! (Hp#329162)Carol Stream, IL07/26/2022$33,392

    Warehouse Worker Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Warehouse Workers The Most?

    Indiana pays Warehouse Workers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $37,912 per year, or $18.23 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As A Warehouse Worker?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Warehouse Worker if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Hawaii you should be paid close to $37,112 per year.

    What Type Of Warehouse Worker Gets Paid The Most?

    Driver/Warehouse Worker gets paid the most. Driver/Warehouse Worker made a median salary of $35,198. The best-paid 10 percent make $39,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $31,000.

    What Is A Good Starting Salary For A Warehouse Worker?

    A good starting salary for a warehouse worker is $26,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a warehouse worker in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for warehouse workers is $31,519, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a warehouse worker can vary by state.

    How Much Do Amazon Warehouse Workers Get Paid?

    Amazon warehouse workers get paid $16 per hour. There is a degree of variability in the pay rate for an Amazon warehouse worker - starting from as little as $15 an hour to as much as $19 per hour.

    How Much Do Warehouse Jobs Pay Per Hour?

    Warehouse jobs pay $18 an hour, or $36,509 a year. However, this can range from as low as $19,500 to as high as $63,500 a year. Factors such as the number of years working as a warehouse employee and location impact how much you can earn.

    What Warehouse Jobs Pay The Most?

    The warehouse jobs that pay the most are management positions. A management position at a warehouse can earn you around $75,000 a year. Other factors that impact the earning potential for warehouse jobs are where they're located.

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