How much does a Warehouse Worker I make in the United States? The average Warehouse Worker I salary in the United States is $35,971 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $32,441 and $39,734. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Warehouse Worker I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Warehouse Worker I Salary $29,227 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Warehouse Worker I Salary $32,441 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Warehouse Worker I Salary $35,971 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Warehouse Worker I Salary $39,734 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Warehouse Worker I Salary $43,159 US April 24, 2024
25% $32,441 10% $29,227 90% $43,159 75% $39,734 $35,971 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Inventory Control: Inventory control or stock control can be broadly defined as "the activity of checking a shop’s stock." However, a more focused definition takes into account the more science-based, methodical practice of not only verifying a business' inventory but also focusing on the many related facets of inventory management (such as forecasting future demand) "within an organisation to meet the demand placed upon that business economically." Other facets of inventory control include supply chain management, production control, financial flexibility, and customer satisfaction. At the root of inventory control, however, is the inventory control problem, which involves determining when to order, how much to order, and the logistics (where) of those decisions. An extension of inventory control is the inventory control system. This may come in the form of a technological system and its programmed software used for managing various aspects of inventory problems , or it may refer to a methodology (which may include the use of technological barriers) for handling loss prevention in a business.

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Life Insurance: Life Insurance can be defined as a contract between an insurance policy holder and an insurance company, where the insurer promises to pay a sum of money in exchange for a premium, upon the death of an insured person or after a set period

Customer Service 7.3%
Inventory Control 2.67%
Life Insurance 2.11%
Others 87.92%

Job Description for Warehouse Worker I

Warehouse Worker I moves materials within a warehouse and completes other warehouse support tasks. Performs various operations, including unloading, picking, packing, counting, and checking items to maintain inventory. Being a Warehouse Worker I operates hand trucks, forklifts, hoists, motorized conveyors, or other material handling equipment according to safety policies and procedures. May view or input information into a warehouse management system (WMS), enterprise resource system (ERP), or other database. Additionally, Warehouse Worker I typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Warehouse Worker I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Warehouse Worker I

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Warehouse Worker I, the first career path typically progresses to Warehouse Loss Prevention Manager.

Additionally, the second career path typically starts with a Warehouse Worker II position, and then progresses to Warehouse Supervisor.

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Warehouse Worker I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Warehouse Worker I, the highest Warehouse Worker I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Warehouse Worker I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Warehouse Worker I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Warehouse Worker I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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