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Shipping Weigher Salary
in Virginia, United States

$40,112 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shipping Weigher is $40,112 a year and $19 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Shipping Weigher is between $30,197 and $48,356. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Weighs and records weight of filled containers, cargo of loaded vehicles, or rolls of materials, such as cotton, sugarcane, paper, cloth, plastic, and tobacco, to keep receiving and shipping records.
  • Reads scale dial to ascertain weight and records weight on ticket, product, or material; or subtracts tare from gross weight to obtain net weight of product or material; or inserts ticket into automatic scale recorder that prints weight on ticket.
  • May convey objects to scale, using handtruck, and lift objects onto scale.
  • May record information on weight ticket, such as grade and yardage.
  • May be designated according to item weighed as cloth weigher; garment weigher; roll weigher; tobacco weigher.
  • May signal yard engineer to move cars on and off scale and be designated scaler.
  • May weigh only incoming or outgoing materials or products and be designated receiving weigher; shipping weigher.
Shipping Weigher Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Job family population: 671,780

Estimated population of Shipping Weigher jobs: 25,897

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Shipping Weigher Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Shipping Receiving Clerk
Feb 19
Danville, VA, USA
Hire Alternatives, LLC.
Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing ... Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons ...
Production Associate
Feb 15
Roanoke, VA, USA
Workforce Unlimited
... weighing up to 40 pounds Understands units of measure, such as pounds, gallons, quarts, etc. to ... shipping and receiving paperwork Follow packaging, labeling and shipping procedures Plant ...
Production Assistant / Forklift Driver
Feb 19
Salem, VA, USA
Workforce Unlimited
... weighing up to 60 pounds Understands units of measure, such as pounds, gallons, quarts, etc. to ... shipping and receiving paperwork Follow packaging, labeling and shipping procedures Plant ...
Inventory Control Specialist with Security Clearance
Feb 20
Springfield, United States
DynCorp International
Performs analysis of current inventory and/or usage, shipping, sorting as needed by other ... Ability to lift materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Travel * Typically not required. Intelligence ...
Admin Printer Tech
Feb 20
Chesapeake, VA, USA
Kelly Services
... items weighing up to 50-55 lbs. and in pushing or pulling machines on wheels. Walking between ... shipping and/or receiving of materials. - Uses shrink-wrap machine, paper cutter, hole driller ...
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