United Parcel Service warehouse package handlers scan, sort and stack thousands of packages daily. Positions are fast-paced and physical, requiring continuous lifting, lowering and sliding packages weighing up to 70 pounds. As UPS is the largest member of the Teamsters, part-time package handlers may be required to join the union.
Typical Package Handler Hours, Wages and Benefits
UPS package handlers are typically hired as part-time personnel and work three to four hours each day, five days per week, excluding weekends and holidays. According to UPS, part-time package handlers can expect to earn $140 to $170 a week after taxes and other deductions. Benefits might include tuition assistance, wellness programs, health and life insurance, employee stock options and profit sharing.