Salary for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

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Also known as:  Barge Loader, Bulk Tank Car Unloader, Dock Loader, Rail Car Loader, Rail Loader, Ship Unloader, Tank Car Loader, Tank Truck Loader

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These workers load and unload chemicals, coal, sand, grain and other materials on and off of trucks, ships and tank cars. This is done using material machinery equipment. This occupation can be dangerous as it requires workers to handle sensitive materials by definition of the job. To become a pump operator, a high school diploma is usually required. Before beginning official work, up to a year of job training may be required before official work can begin.

A Tank Car, Truck, or Ship Loader usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $31,110 and $79,220 based on experience and talent. can get a salary of fifty thousand six hundred and seventy dollars annually.

obtain the most salary in Massachusetts, where they can earn an average pay rate of close to about $66,790. These professionals receive the best pay in Utilities, which has an average salary rate of $92,690.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 48.20 percent nationwide in that time.

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INDUSTRIES

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$92,690
Transportation and Warehousing
$51,600
Manufacturing
$49,650
Construction
$48,760
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$48,620
Wholesale Trade
$44,280

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$33,430
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,480
Wholesale Trade
$44,280
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$48,620
Construction
$48,760
Manufacturing
$49,650