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2020 Georgia Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Salary Guide

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Salary in Georgia

Salary

$27.2K

Growth

18%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

Yes

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Job Description

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

Also known as:

Material Handler, Receiving Associate, Loader, Receiver, Warehouse Worker, Line Tender, Merchandise Pickup/Receiving Associate, Shipping and Receiving Materials Handler, Laborer, Dock Worker

How Much Do Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Make in Georgia? 2020

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $19,260 $22,560 $27,150 $33,660 $41,850
Hourly Wage $9.26 $10.85 $13.05 $16.18 $20.12

How Much Do Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Make in Georgia? 2020

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$19,260
$22,560
$27,150
$33,660
$41,850
Hourly Wage
$9.26
$10.85
$13.05
$16.18
$20.12

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Tasks

  • Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, or other equipment.
  • Stack cargo in locations, such as transit sheds or in holds of ships as directed, using pallets or cargo boards.
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading.
  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.
  • Record numbers of units handled or moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets.
  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
  • Install protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
  • Direct spouts and position receptacles, such as bins, carts, or containers, so they can be loaded.
  • Attach slings, hooks, or other devices to lift cargo and guide loads.
  • Maintain equipment storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected.
  • Adjust controls to guide, position, or move equipment, such as cranes, booms, or cameras.
  • Guide loads being lifted to prevent swinging.
  • Wash out cargo containers or storage areas.
  • Pack containers and re-pack damaged containers.
  • Carry needed tools or supplies from storage or trucks and return them after use.
  • Connect electrical equipment to power sources so that it can be tested before use.
  • Shovel material, such as gravel, ice, or spilled concrete, into containers or bins or onto conveyors.
  • Rig or dismantle props or equipment, such as frames, scaffolding, platforms, or backdrops, using hand tools.
  • Adjust or replace equipment parts, such as rollers, belts, plugs, or caps, using hand tools.
  • Bundle and band material such as fodder or tobacco leaves, using banding machines.

What Activities Do Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Do?

  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Load shipments, belongings, or materials.
  • Sort materials or objects for processing or transport.
  • Mark materials or objects for identification.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
  • Secure cargo.
  • Position material handling equipment.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Monitor cargo area conditions.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
  • Package materials or products.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Connect cables or electrical lines.
  • Shovel materials.
  • Set up material handling gear or equipment, such as rigging, packaging, or temporary structures.
  • Maintain material moving equipment in good working condition.
  • Operate packing or other material processing equipment.

Typical Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Knowledge?

What Are Typical Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Abilities?

  • Static Strength - Lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying.
  • Trunk Strength - Using your lower back and stomach.
  • Multilimb Coordination - Using your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down.

What Are Typical Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Skills? 2020

What Are Typical Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Interests?

  • Realistic - Occupations with Realistic interests frequently involve practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

What Is The Projected Employment For Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand in Georgia? 2020

Location 2018 Employment 2028 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Georgia 115,480 136,190 18% 19,070
United States 2,953,800 3,097,900 5% 434,700

What Is The Projected Employment For Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand in Georgia? 2020

Location
2018 Employment
2028 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Georgia
115,480
136,190
18%
19,070
United States
2,953,800
3,097,900
5%
434,700

What Is The Required Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Education & Experience? 2020

  • No formal educational credential
  • No work experience
  • Less than 1 month on-the-job training

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