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.
Entry Level: $9.79/hr
Growth for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
|2015 Jobs||2025 Jobs||Change (2015-2025)||% Change (2015-2025)
Industries Employing Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
|Industry||Occupation Jobs in Industry (2016)||% of Occupation in Industry (2016)||% of Total Jobs in Industry (2016)
|Temporary Help Services||1,367||19.1%||16.0%
|General Warehousing and Storage||888||12.4%||27.5%
|Couriers and Express Delivery Services||625||8.7%||42.3%
|Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters||124||1.7%||2.6%
|General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Less Than Truckload ||121||1.7%||7.7%
- 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.