Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand



Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified. Excludes “Material Moving Workers" (53-7011 through 53-7199) who use power equipment. Excludes “Construction Laborers" (47-2061) and "Helpers, Construction Trades (47-3011 through 47-3019).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 4,6101,818$16.55/hr$11.53/hr$13.45/hr$16.19/hr$19.00/hr$22.95/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining120$22.27/hr
Construction490$20.69/hr
Manufacturing6,990$18.51/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities24,650$17.46/hr
Information200$17.53/hr
Financial Activities290$18.14/hr
Professional and Business Services10,620$14.60/hr
Education and Health Services360$14.42/hr
Leisure and Hospitality730$19.12/hr
Other Services220$17.66/hr
Public Administration400$11.72/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 340$13.94/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 780$17.75/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 880$15.21/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 1,000$16.85/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,220$16.00/hr-3.3%
St Cloud MN MSA 1,330$15.62/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,440$16.84/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 1,600$17.59/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,690$16.63/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 2,250$16.26/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 2,380$16.24/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 2,490$16.20/hr2.3%
Southeast Minnesota 2,970$16.51/hr13.2%
Central Minnesota 3,850$16.70/hr9.7%
Northwest Balance of State 4,200$16.10/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 4,610$16.19/hr7.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 29,160$17.30/hr4.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 31,700$17.34/hrN/A
Minnesota 45,070$16.96/hr5.5%




  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
  • Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, or other equipment.
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading.
  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading.
  • Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, or other equipment.
  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.
  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading.