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 3,100393$16.10/hr$11.11/hr$13.14/hr$15.36/hr$18.78/hr$22.36/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining250$15.74/hr
Construction390$21.07/hr
Manufacturing6,470$17.86/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities23,620$17.38/hr
InformationN/A$17.40/hr
Financial Activities330$19.75/hr
Professional and Business Services10,680$14.21/hr
Education and Health Services520$13.67/hr
Leisure and Hospitality680$21.50/hr
Other Services220$17.30/hr
Public Administration450$15.79/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 400$13.38/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 840$16.54/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 860$15.58/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 970$13.54/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 1,130$15.24/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,290$15.77/hr-3.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,460$16.77/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 1,600$15.87/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,840$17.10/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 2,170$15.74/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 2,390$15.20/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 2,590$15.52/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 2,840$16.41/hr2.3%
Southeast Minnesota 3,000$15.78/hr13.2%
Northwest Minnesota 3,100$15.36/hr7.3%
Central Minnesota 4,290$16.75/hr9.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 29,050$16.86/hr4.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 31,290$16.96/hrN/A
Minnesota 43,790$16.56/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.