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Freight and Stock Laborers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $16.96
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Freight and Stock Laborers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.08 $14.51 $18.27
Minnesota
$13.81 $16.96 $20.64
Central Minnesota
$13.74 $16.70 $19.25
Northeast Minnesota
$12.47 $16.00 $20.83
Northwest Minnesota
$13.45 $16.19 $19.00
Southeast Minnesota
$14.01 $16.51 $19.42
Southwest Minnesota
$12.85 $16.20 $19.80
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$13.96 $17.30 $21.65

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 45,070 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Freight and Stock Laborers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 55,776 new Freight and Stock Laborers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Freight and Stock Laborers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 2,953,800 3,097,900 144,000 4.9%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 38,656 40,790 2,134 5.5%
Central Minnesota 3,192 3,501 309 9.7%
Northeast Minnesota 1,190 1,151 -39 -3.3%
Northwest Minnesota 3,083 3,309 226 7.3%
Southeast Minnesota 3,428 3,880 452 13.2%
Southwest Minnesota 2,752 2,816 64 2.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 26,202 27,390 1,188 4.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.