Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers’ orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays.

Fast Facts
Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $9.15/hr
Median: $11.32/hr
Experienced: $14.52/hr

Current Employment
5,982 (2016)

Projected Employment
6,055 (2025)

Growth for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

2015 Jobs2025 JobsChange (2015-2025)% Change (2015-2025)

Industries Employing Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2016)% of Occupation in Industry (2016)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2016)
Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores1,32622.2%21.9%
Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters93015.5%19.6%
Discount Department Stores3435.7%17.8%
General Warehousing and Storage3005.0%9.3%
Department Stores (except Discount Department Stores)2464.1%17.8%

Occupational Tasks

  • Keep records of items shipped, received, or transferred to another location
  • Compile reports on various aspects of changes in production or inventory
  • Find, sort, or move goods between different parts of the business
  • Check inventory records for accuracy