Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"

How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $41,971.91* *Based on the 2005 average.
2,838 EMPLOYEES
$118.19M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Materials Handler was the 88th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 2,838 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2005, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $47,185.

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 839 $47,185.05
Veterans Health Administration 753 $37,778.95
Federal Supply Service 207 $43,454.21
Forest Service 104 $33,810.36
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 95 $49,374.17
Social Security Administration 79 $41,946.52
U.S. Coast Guard 78 $40,760.87
Bureau of Land Management 59 $36,664.20
Indian Health Service 56 $38,692.65
Government Printing Office 54 $43,213.49
Internal Revenue Service 49 $36,804.83
Federal Aviation Administration 43 $35,978.42
U.S. Mint 42 $43,709.21
Department of Energy 33 $53,545.21
Federal Emergency Management Agency 26 $40,594.58
Federal Bureau of Investigation 24 $41,933.13
Program Support Center 23 $38,014.09
Bureau of Reclamation 22 $47,696.50
Indian Affairs 20 $36,871.25
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 20 $45,312.80
Departmental Administration 16 $39,831.63
Bureau of the Census 16 $41,117.69
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 16 $38,100.75
National Park Service 15 $37,161.13
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 14 $39,287.86
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $34,386.64
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $35,593.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 10 $36,825.10
National Technical Information Service 10 $37,647.50
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $37,631.13
National Archives and Records Administration 7 $37,577.14
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 6 $36,801.00
Office of Administration 6 $37,748.33
Office of Personnel Management 5 $36,814.80
Geological Survey 5 $37,682.80
Farm Service Agency 5 $42,178.20
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $36,397.25
Presidio Trust 3 $39,423.67
National Institutes of Health 3 $40,007.67
Agricultural Research Service 3 $41,218.00
Rural Housing Service 3 $37,865.33
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $35,597.33
National Gallery of Art 3 $39,600.00
Financial Management Service 3 $42,389.67
Veterans Benefits Administration 3 $44,335.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $35,708.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $35,166.00
Maritime Administration 2 $40,592.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $40,843.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 2 $38,547.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $37,702.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $47,229.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $45,664.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $36,460.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $42,928.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $40,620.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $33,830.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $39,131.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $38,818.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $29,552.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $40,592.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $59,146.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $33,872.00

Materials Handler Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Materials Handler is $41,971.91. The highest paid Materials Handler made $72,829 in 2005.

Common Materials Handler Payscales

Payscale Number of Materials Handler Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1,467
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 967
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 146
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 81
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 47
FW - Wage Grade 40
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 38
KA - Kiess Act 14
KL - Non-craft - Leader 8
KS - Non-craft - Supervisory 6
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 5
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 5
CE - Contract Education--year Long 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 3
FL - Wage Leaders 2
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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