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Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"

How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $48,224.93* *Based on the 2010 average.

Materials Handler was the 90th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 2,858 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2010, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $54,515.

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 911 $54,515.06
Veterans Health Administration 805 $42,759.48
Federal Acquisition Service 149 $52,768.06
Forest Service 100 $39,802.73
Social Security Administration 77 $48,089.14
Bureau of the Census 74 $43,141.01
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 72 $57,103.75
U.S. Coast Guard 72 $47,614.17
Indian Health Service 54 $42,677.63
Government Printing Office 48 $43,163.56
Bureau of Land Management 45 $43,672.13
U.S. Mint 41 $56,999.37
Federal Aviation Administration 41 $43,725.10
Agricultural Marketing Service 35 $25,028.86
Federal Emergency Management Agency 31 $50,109.65
Department of Energy 26 $66,640.73
Federal Bureau of Investigation 24 $49,007.88
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 20 $51,229.80
Bureau of Reclamation 18 $56,409.67
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 16 $43,458.44
National Park Service 16 $43,758.38
Departmental Administration 16 $49,419.75
Indian Affairs 15 $43,878.87
Program Support Center 14 $46,405.14
Internal Revenue Service 13 $37,325.23
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 11 $43,001.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 11 $43,143.91
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 11 $46,304.18
National Institute of Standards and Technology 10 $44,351.40
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $41,308.11
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 8 $39,156.63
Office of Administration 7 $46,512.57
Bureau of the Public Debt 6 $44,726.67
Geological Survey 6 $43,261.17
National Technical Information Service 5 $46,341.40
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $45,439.25
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $43,123.67
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $42,442.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $64,578.67
Financial Management Service 3 $50,387.00
Farm Service Agency 3 $49,072.33
Office of Personnel Management 2 $40,773.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $49,592.50
Rural Housing Service 2 $43,810.00
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $41,621.50
Maritime Administration 2 $48,043.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $43,910.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $38,398.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $54,429.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $43,472.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $50,310.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $54,617.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $45,120.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $48,040.00
Presidio Trust 1 $44,933.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $54,492.00

Materials Handler Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Materials Handler is $48,224.93. The highest paid Materials Handler made $86,110 in 2010.

Common Materials Handler Payscales

Payscale Number of Materials Handler Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1,483
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,030
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 133
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 62
FW - Wage Grade 36
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 34
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 33
KA - Kiess Act 12
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 7
KL - Non-craft - Leader 5
KS - Non-craft - Supervisory 5
FS - Wage Supervisors 4
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 4
CE - Contract Education--year Long 4
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 3
FL - Wage Leaders 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Emp--fws 1


Average Materials Handler Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Materials Handler was $40,542. Since then, the average pay has increased to $51,330 in 2017.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 6907.

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