Information About Order Clerks

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Training

Order clerks need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Order clerks
Training for Order Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 9.6
High School 37.8
Some College 28.1
Associates Degree 8.7
Bachelors Degree 13.3
Masters Degree 2.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 245,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 64,000 less order clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 69,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, order clerks make $14.76 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Order clerks $8.81 $10.70 $13.90 $17.80 $22.30
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, order clerks make $30,690 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Order clerks $18,320 $22,280 $28,940 $37,150 $46,380
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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