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What is a Material Moving Worker?

Job Description & Duties All material moving workers not listed separately.

Types of Material Moving Worker Jobs

  • Roll Hauler
  • Chute Loader
  • Dragline Operator Helper
  • Suction Worker
  • Canal Tender

Job Demand for Material Moving Workers

There were about 24,400 jobs for Material Moving Worker in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.4% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 2,300 new jobs for Material Moving Worker by 2026. The BLS estimates 3,200 yearly job openings in this field.


The states with the most job growth for Material Moving Worker are Tennessee, Idaho, and Arizona. Watch out if you plan on working in Ohio, Wyoming, or South Carolina. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Material Moving Worker Salary

The typical yearly salary for Material Moving Workers is somewhere between $22,380 and $58,140.


Material Moving Workers who work in Hawaii, Michigan, or New York, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Material Moving Workers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $40,260
Arizona $31,960
Arkansas $25,280
California $30,390
Colorado $37,300
Connecticut $32,360
Florida $37,840
Georgia $36,850
Hawaii $56,810
Illinois $36,650
Indiana $46,950
Iowa $35,390
Kansas $44,970
Louisiana $36,180
Massachusetts $34,730
Michigan $47,400
Minnesota $31,630
Mississippi $46,480
Missouri $28,380
Nebraska $42,860
Nevada $38,990
New York $45,940
North Carolina $30,880
North Dakota $40,180
Ohio $30,090
Oklahoma $37,630
Oregon $38,080
Pennsylvania $34,760
Tennessee $28,980
Texas $37,930
Utah $41,550
Virginia $40,070
Washington $41,270
Wisconsin $27,970

Where Material Moving Workers Are Employed


Material Moving Workers work in the following industries:



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