All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $55,412
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $9.60
    Median: $11.36
    Experienced: $14.29
  • Growth (2014-2019)5%
  • Openings (2014-2019)776
  • Current Employment 19,198
  • Projected Employment 19,506
  • Typical Entry-level Education Less than high school

Laborers and Freight Stock Materials Movers, Hand

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • Physical Demand
  • Forklift Operation
  • Inspection
  • Mathematics
  • Inventory Management
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Positive Disposition
  • Lotus Notes
  • Organization

occupational tasks

  • Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors or other equipment
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading
  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information
  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs
  • Stack cargo in locations such as transit sheds or in holds of ships as directed, using pallets or cargo boards

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)