Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"

How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $40,542.11* *Based on the 2004 average.
2,864 EMPLOYEES
$112.5M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Materials Handler was the 90th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 2,864 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2004, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $45,882.

Government Materials Handler jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in receiving, storing, and assembling for issue, shipment, and distribution, a wide variety of bin and bulk supplies, materials, equipment, and commodities using mechanized, automated, and manual material moving equipment, devices, and systems. The work requires general knowledge of the methods used in processing, handling, and storing of materials and equipment through a supply facility; the ability to log receipt, storage, and shipment data; and the ability to use manual or mechanized equipment to move, stack, bin, and position materials and equipment. The work also requires the ability to organize, arrange, and remove stock in storage areas in accordance with established procedures to prevent damage, deterioration, and loss. Most work requires the incidental or regular use of fork lifts and motor vehicles.

Agencies that have hired a Materials Handler

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 808 $45,882.37
Veterans Health Administration 775 $36,426.34
Federal Supply Service 218 $43,328.35
Forest Service 107 $32,302.24
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 94 $46,818.02
U.S. Coast Guard 77 $39,117.71
Social Security Administration 73 $40,924.05
Government Printing Office 62 $41,935.48
Bureau of Land Management 61 $34,841.21
Indian Health Service 59 $8,993.80
Internal Revenue Service 53 $35,616.47
Federal Aviation Administration 47 $34,119.85
Department of Energy 36 $52,426.61
U.S. Mint 28 $40,308.82
Program Support Center 24 $30,772.75
Federal Bureau of Investigation 24 $40,053.13
Bureau of Reclamation 22 $45,350.64
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 21 $43,266.48
Departmental Administration 20 $37,885.35
Indian Affairs 19 $36,385.42
Bureau of the Census 17 $39,394.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 17 $39,987.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 16 $36,611.19
National Park Service 16 $35,902.06
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 14 $37,346.86
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $33,117.36
National Technical Information Service 11 $36,332.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 10 $37,223.70
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $33,705.20
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $36,432.38
National Institute of Standards and Technology 8 $35,017.38
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8 $0.00
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $36,720.83
Farm Service Agency 6 $39,357.50
Office of Administration 6 $34,724.50
Office of Personnel Management 5 $37,850.00
Financial Management Service 4 $37,018.00
National Institutes of Health 4 $500.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $35,108.50
Geological Survey 4 $37,341.75
Agricultural Research Service 4 $42,100.25
Rural Housing Service 3 $36,606.00
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $34,310.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $41,667.67
Presidio Trust 3 $38,630.67
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $35,514.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 3 $30,491.00
National Gallery of Art 3 $37,301.67
Veterans Benefits Administration 3 $42,720.67
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 2 $37,190.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $33,893.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $40,759.00
Maritime Administration 2 $39,027.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $51,403.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $38,380.00
Department of State 1 $47,083.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $45,455.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $35,145.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $44,015.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $38,380.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $31,535.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $36,551.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $37,587.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $28,634.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $28,613.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $0.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $39,027.00

Materials Handler Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Materials Handler is $40,542.11. The highest paid Materials Handler made $71,479 in 2004.

Common Materials Handler Payscales

Payscale Number of Materials Handler Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1,504
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 938
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 150
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 79
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 49
FW - Wage Grade 44
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 44
KA - Kiess Act 15
KL - Non-craft - Leader 10
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 7
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 5
KS - Non-craft - Supervisory 5
CE - Contract Education--year Long 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
FL - Wage Leaders 2
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 2
KT - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 80% 1
FS - Wage Supervisors 1
XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Emp--fws 1

Occupation Family: WAREHOUSING AND STOCK HANDLING FAMILY

Average Materials Handler Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Materials Handler was $40,542. Since then, the average pay has increased to $51,897 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 6907.

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