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Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments involving inventory. Duties include verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material and arranging for the transportation of products. May prepare items for shipment.

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About this Career Path

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments involving inventory. Duties include verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material and arranging for the transportation of products. May prepare items for shipment.

Environment

Many material recording clerks work full time. About 1 in 3 stock clerks and order fillers, the largest occupation within this profile, worked part time in 2014.

Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

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Salary Breakdown

Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

$36,850

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$28,990

ENTRY LEVEL

$36,590

MID LEVEL

$47,710

EXPERT LEVEL

$17.72

AVERAGE HOURLY

$13.94

ENTRY LEVEL

$17.59

MID LEVEL

$22.94

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

260

Current Available Jobs

13,480

Projected job openings through 2030

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Top Expected Tasks

Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

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KNOWLEDGE

Administrative

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KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

K

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

S

SKILL

Speaking

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Monitoring

A

ABILITY

Near Vision

A

ABILITY

Information Ordering

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

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