Information About Shipping, Receiving, And Traffic Clerks

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Training

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks
Training for Shipping, Receiving, And Traffic Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 15.2
High School 48.4
Some College 23.0
Associates Degree 6.1
Bachelors Degree 6.3
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 750,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 49,000 less shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 186,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks make $14.65 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks $9.25 $11.10 $13.80 $17.40 $21.50
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, shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks make $30,480 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks $19,230 $23,100 $28,790 $36,250 $44,840
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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