Materials Handler - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Materials Handler"

How much does a Materials Handler in the federal government get paid? $48,476.87* *Based on the 2013 average.
2,731 EMPLOYEES
$131.95M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Materials Handler was the 88th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 2,731 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2013, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Materials Handler, with an average salary of $54,297.

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 970 $54,296.70
Veterans Health Administration 806 $43,236.18
Forest Service 87 $40,481.57
Federal Acquisition Service 86 $52,898.64
U.S. Coast Guard 74 $48,118.22
Social Security Administration 63 $47,657.08
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 59 $55,509.37
Federal Emergency Management Agency 46 $47,778.80
Indian Health Service 44 $43,678.34
Bureau of Land Management 43 $44,589.86
Agricultural Marketing Service 41 $25,536.22
Government Printing Office 41 $43,878.97
Federal Aviation Administration 38 $44,142.89
U.S. Mint 38 $54,088.05
Department of Energy 24 $72,109.29
Federal Bureau of Investigation 23 $49,798.65
Bureau of the Census 19 $45,637.11
Departmental Administration 19 $47,129.89
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 18 $44,182.72
National Park Service 16 $44,314.81
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 15 $50,411.00
Bureau of Reclamation 15 $58,178.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 14 $42,163.21
Indian Affairs 12 $48,221.75
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 12 $45,611.75
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 11 $44,375.18
Program Support Center 10 $46,554.60
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $40,478.44
Internal Revenue Service 8 $38,385.25
Office of Administration 6 $47,693.83
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 6 $45,809.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 6 $40,031.83
Bureau of the Public Debt 4 $44,160.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 4 $44,828.75
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $47,834.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $43,508.00
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $45,691.33
National Technical Information Service 3 $40,780.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $65,267.33
Farm Service Agency 3 $50,916.00
Geological Survey 3 $41,830.33
National Gallery of Art 2 $49,848.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $43,806.00
Maritime Administration 2 $48,043.00
Financial Management Service 2 $48,710.50
Departmental Offices 2 $44,077.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $38,494.50
Office of Personnel Management 2 $39,382.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $37,253.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $53,118.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $45,601.00
Presidio Trust 1 $47,082.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $37,253.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $47,479.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $45,497.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $54,429.00

Materials Handler Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Materials Handler is $48,476.87. The highest paid Materials Handler made $83,896 in 2013.

Common Materials Handler Payscales

Payscale Number of Materials Handler Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1,335
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,083
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 126
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 50
FW - Wage Grade 33
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 32
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 30
KA - Kiess Act 10
KS - Non-craft - Supervisory 8
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 6
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 4
FS - Wage Supervisors 3
CE - Contract Education--year Long 3
FL - Wage Leaders 2
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 2
KL - Non-craft - Leader 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
VC - Canteen Service 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

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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