Salary for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Also known as:  Barge Loader, Bulk Tank Car Unloader, Dock Loader, Rail Car Loader, Rail Loader, Ship Unloader, Tank Car Loader, Tank Truck Loader helps transportation professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 can get an average salary between 32000 and 48000 based on experience and talent. Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders get an average salary of Forty Four Thousand Six Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders are compensated highest in Delaware, where they receive average job salaries of approximating $56890. People in this career group obtain the most salary in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can get average pay of $57670.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 30.18 percent nationwide in that time.
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $57,670
Transportation and Warehousing $46,660
Manufacturing $43,330
Public Administration $42,080
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $37,360
Construction $35,500
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $35,060
Wholesale Trade $35,120
Construction $35,500
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $37,360
Public Administration $42,080
Manufacturing $43,330