Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"

How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $43,229.11* *Based on the 2006 average.
2,829 EMPLOYEES
$121.78M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Materials Handler was the 85th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 2,829 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2006, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $48,621.

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 844 $48,621.11
Veterans Health Administration 745 $38,887.11
Federal Supply Service 198 $45,288.85
Forest Service 106 $35,071.25
Social Security Administration 96 $42,552.42
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 89 $49,545.10
U.S. Coast Guard 76 $42,142.22
Bureau of Land Management 58 $38,665.22
Indian Health Service 55 $39,387.13
Internal Revenue Service 53 $38,116.73
Government Printing Office 48 $43,881.96
Federal Aviation Administration 43 $37,760.77
Federal Emergency Management Agency 40 $39,856.33
U.S. Mint 37 $46,417.68
Department of Energy 32 $56,646.16
Program Support Center 27 $39,327.37
Federal Bureau of Investigation 23 $43,835.04
Bureau of Reclamation 21 $49,713.29
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 20 $45,450.95
Indian Affairs 19 $37,285.26
Bureau of the Census 18 $41,858.06
Departmental Administration 16 $42,780.88
National Park Service 15 $38,505.93
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 14 $40,443.07
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 14 $40,765.07
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $35,625.64
National Institute of Standards and Technology 10 $38,375.60
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $36,636.22
National Technical Information Service 9 $39,277.44
Office of Administration 7 $38,254.86
National Archives and Records Administration 7 $40,303.14
Bureau of the Public Debt 7 $38,314.14
Office of Personnel Management 5 $38,701.20
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 $37,770.60
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $37,226.75
Farm Service Agency 4 $41,586.00
Geological Survey 3 $37,093.00
Financial Management Service 3 $44,216.67
Veterans Benefits Administration 3 $45,830.67
Agricultural Research Service 3 $41,948.67
Rural Housing Service 3 $39,027.00
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $37,274.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $38,881.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $32,839.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $55,170.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $41,041.00
Maritime Administration 2 $42,137.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $33,631.50
Offices of the Regional Administrators 2 $41,020.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $42,137.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $50,171.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $47,250.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $40,666.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $30,408.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $40,488.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $42,573.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $41,233.00
Presidio Trust 1 $38,693.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $37,733.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $37,733.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $44,761.00

Materials Handler Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Materials Handler is $43,229.11. The highest paid Materials Handler made $72,753 in 2006.

Common Materials Handler Payscales

Payscale Number of Materials Handler Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1,467
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 973
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 145
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 75
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 42
FW - Wage Grade 40
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 33
KA - Kiess Act 13
KL - Non-craft - Leader 8
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 7
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 6
KS - Non-craft - Supervisory 6
CE - Contract Education--year Long 6
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 3
FL - Wage Leaders 2
FS - Wage Supervisors 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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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