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What Do Material Moving Worker Do?

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

  • Dropper
  • Elevator Conductor
  • Package Pick Up
  • Coal Equipment Operator
  • Dragline Operator Helper

Is There Job Demand for Material Moving Workers?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 24,400 jobs in the United States for Material Moving Worker. 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. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,200 job openings in this field each year.


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.

How Much Does a Material Moving Worker Make?

Material Moving Workers make between $22,380 and $58,140 a year.


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 Work


Material Moving Workers work in the following industries:



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