Warehouse Associate Career Path
Are you looking for a warehouse career? Maybe already have one, but you want to know how to move up in a warehouse? We’ve got you covered. Here at NCW, we’re always looking to help provide valuable information to job seekers and spread our industry knowledge.
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See if you check the boxes to be a great warehouse associate:
Warehouse Associate Job Overview
We think you have what it takes to be a Warehouse Associate… do you?
As a key contributor to the warehousing industry, there are many warehouse worker duties and responsibilities that hold the warehouse together and keep it running smoothly. It makes sense that the success of a warehouse’s operation relies heavily upon the warehouse associates because they perform so many different tasks.
Getting Into the Nitty Gritty:
Keep an eye out for changes – every job posting is different, and every employer has their own preferences for production associates. Roles and responsibilities in every production associate job description likely include:
Unsure of next steps to become a Warehouse Associate? We’ve got you:
Here are some trends we’ve noticed in the Warehousing industry:
For those interested in embarking on their warehousing career, it’s important to keep up with the trends in the industry. Don’t worry, we did all the digging for you! Here’s what we found!
Warehouse associate trends
According to Zippia, 56.5% of people in the field are white, while 20.2% are Hispanic or Latino. 74.8% are male and 25.2% are female warehouse associates.
Trends in the Warehousing Industry
Retail sales are shifting to e-commerce, which has created an increased need for hands-on labor to fulfill the ever-increasing orders.
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So, how much can you earn?
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A warehouse associate’s salary can range between $36,000-$46,500 based on factors like experience, company, geographic location, and economic conditions. Here’s the break down:
Entry level avg. salary: $36,000
Intermediate level avg. salary: $40,700
Senior level avg. salary: $46,500
After seeing the breakdown, you can tell how your experience really plays a part in your salary. Once you put in the time you reap the benefits. If you start your career as a warehouse associate sooner rather than later, you will likely have more opportunities to move up in the field.
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Let us show you why NCW should be a part of your journey to becoming a warehousing hire:
We specialize in helping warehousing professionals find their right fit. If you have experience operating heavy machinery, picking/packing materials, or logging extensive inventory details, we can help you find your next job in the warehouse! Have another specialty? Don’t worry, we do more than hire for warehousing jobs, so let us know how we can help you.
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