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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.

Also known as

Shipping and Receiving Materials Handler, Warehouse Worker, Laborer, Line Tender, Receiving Associate, Dock Worker, Receiver, Merchandise Pickup/Receiving Associate, Material Handler, Loader


The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Less than high school



Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 5.0%
10-Year Openings 65,316


People in this occupation tend to earn between $13.81 to $20.64 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Load shipments, belongings, or materials.
  • Sort materials or objects for processing or transport.
  • Mark materials or objects for identification.
  • Record operational or production data.

Licensing Information

No licenses found for this occupation.

Certification Information

No certifications found for this occupation.