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Materials Handler Warehouse Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,988 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Materials Handler Warehouse is $35,988 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Materials Handler Warehouse is between $27,422 and $43,018. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Handler Warehouse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Loads, unloads, and moves materials within warehouse.
  • Reads work order or follows verbal instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
Materials Handler Warehouse Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Job family population: 2,711,320

Estimated population of Materials Handler Warehouse jobs: 70,413

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Materials Handler Warehouse Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Warehouse Associate/Material Handler
May 14
Crystal Lake, IL, USA
This position is responsible for warehouse materials being delivered to and from production areas in order to meet customer promised ship dates. The Material Handler also tracks on-hand inventory of ...
Material Handler - Forklift Driver - Full Time
May 2
Chicago, IL, USA
Our Distribution Center is looking for a dynamic and motivated warehouse associate to join our team. ... and distribute materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines * Standing and engaging in ...
Material Handler
May 17
Alsip, IL, USA
The Material Handler is responsible for moving raw materials and finished goods in a safe and ... Unload raw materials and stack them in proper warehouse rows. * Remove finished goods from the ...
Warehouse, Picker / Packer, Material Handlers,and Forklift Operators
Mar 8
Naperville, IL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Warehouse, Packer, Forklift, Shipping, Package Handler, Dock Worker, Picking and Packing, Material Handler Amazon Company Description Express Employment Professionals Express was founded in 1983 and ...
Material Handler Third Shift!
Apr 11
Wilmington, IL, USA
Warehouse Services, Inc.
We are seeking full time Material Handlers/Forklift Operators Weekend shift (Friday, Saturday, Sunday 5am to 6pm). For our distribution center in Wilmington, IL!!! Material Handlers should have ...
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