Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2008
Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $45,885.35* *Based on the 2008 average.
Materials Handler was the 88th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 2,763 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.
In 2008, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $51,360.
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.
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
Materials Handler Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Materials Handler is $45,885.35. The highest paid Materials Handler made $85,270 in 2008.
Common Materials Handler Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Materials Handler Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W||1,390|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage||1,010|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst||139|
|KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory||68|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee||40|
|FW - Wage Grade||38|
|KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100%||31|
|KA - Kiess Act||13|
|BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees||6|
|CE - Contract Education--year Long||6|
|KL - Non-craft - Leader||5|
|KS - Non-craft - Supervisory||5|
|BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees||4|
|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.
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