Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"

How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $47,198.80* *Based on the 2009 average.
2,836 EMPLOYEES
$133.67M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Materials Handler was the 89th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 2,836 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2009, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $53,416.

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 898 $53,416.44
Veterans Health Administration 801 $41,901.49
Federal Acquisition Service 138 $52,037.96
Forest Service 103 $38,667.03
Social Security Administration 83 $46,758.31
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 79 $54,210.57
U.S. Coast Guard 71 $46,945.68
Bureau of the Census 67 $41,732.67
Indian Health Service 55 $41,795.40
Bureau of Land Management 48 $42,013.79
U.S. Mint 47 $51,145.36
Government Printing Office 45 $48,587.55
Federal Aviation Administration 45 $41,994.02
Federal Emergency Management Agency 32 $49,995.44
Agricultural Marketing Service 29 $24,625.72
Department of Energy 24 $65,322.92
Federal Bureau of Investigation 23 $47,523.48
Program Support Center 20 $44,934.10
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 20 $50,827.50
Bureau of Reclamation 18 $54,392.72
National Park Service 16 $43,044.25
Departmental Administration 16 $48,174.81
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 15 $39,328.33
Internal Revenue Service 13 $36,509.77
Indian Affairs 13 $42,641.23
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 12 $45,688.75
National Institute of Standards and Technology 9 $42,999.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 9 $39,173.11
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 9 $41,702.89
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8 $39,514.63
Office of Administration 7 $44,881.57
Bureau of the Public Debt 7 $43,607.29
National Technical Information Service 5 $45,383.20
Geological Survey 5 $40,541.80
Agricultural Research Service 4 $46,141.50
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $44,781.75
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $41,427.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $62,699.67
Farm Service Agency 3 $46,554.00
Office of Personnel Management 3 $40,163.00
Financial Management Service 3 $49,253.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $41,573.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 3 $39,104.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $43,284.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $47,149.50
Maritime Administration 2 $47,041.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $42,966.50
National Labor Relations Board 1 $53,135.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $42,429.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $49,181.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $46,279.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $47,137.00
Presidio Trust 1 $42,867.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $51,465.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $44,202.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $53,234.00

Materials Handler Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Materials Handler is $47,198.80. The highest paid Materials Handler made $85,692 in 2009.

Common Materials Handler Payscales

Payscale Number of Materials Handler Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1,465
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,014
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 140
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 69
FW - Wage Grade 40
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 32
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 31
KA - Kiess Act 11
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 6
KL - Non-craft - Leader 5
KS - Non-craft - Supervisory 5
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 4
CE - Contract Education--year Long 4
FS - Wage Supervisors 3
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 3
FL - Wage Leaders 2
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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