DAYTON REGIONAL WORKFORCE PORTAL

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $10.25/hr
Median: $12.21/hr
Experienced: $15.89/hr

Current Employment
7,746 (2018)

Projected Employment
7,750 (2029)

Growth for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2018 Jobs2029 JobsChange (2018-2029)% Change (2018-2029)
7,7467,75040%

Industries Employing Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2018)% of Occupation in Industry (2018)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)
Temporary Help Services1,37417.7%18.6%
General Warehousing and Storage86311.1%28%
Couriers and Express Delivery Services7379.5%46.1%
Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation1652.1%19.7%
Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters1491.9%3.2%

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.
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