Information About Order Clerks

Training Requirements for Order Clerks

Order clerks need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Order clerks
Training for Order Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 8.8
High School 35.4
Some College 28.4
Associates Degree 10.5
Bachelors Degree 14.3
Masters Degree 2.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment outlook for Order Clerks

Represents about 195,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less order clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 53,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, order clerks make $16.90 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Order clerks $10.01 $12.48 $16.04 $20.20 $25.06
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Information and record clerks $9.80 $11.93 $15.24 $19.64 $25.08
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, order clerks make $35,160 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Order clerks $20,820 $25,960 $33,370 $42,010 $52,130
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Information and record clerks $20,380 $24,810 $31,690 $40,850 $52,170
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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