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Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

in Massachusetts

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. Excludes "Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand" (53-7062), and "Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks" (43-5071).

Occupation Projection for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
435081  Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 41,197 43,145 1,948 4.73 % 2,302 3,004 195 5,501 No formal educational credential 

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Projections by Industry

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Food and Beverage Stores    11,830  29 % 12,690  29 % 860  7 % $29,930
General Merchandise Stores    8,590  21 % 9,150  21 % 560  6 % $26,540
Wholesale Trade    7,660  19 % 7,640  18 % -20  -0 % $33,530
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    6,250  15 % 6,150  14 % -100  -2 % $34,720
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    2,530  6 % 2,620  6 % 90  4 % $28,460
Warehousing and Storage    1,210  3 % 1,250  3 % 40  3 % $32,510
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,140  3 % 1,200  3 % 60  5 % $31,940
Health Care and Social Assistance    870  2 % 930  2 % 60  7 % $39,680
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores    820  2 % 780  2 % -40  -5 % $26,160
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    770  2 % 830  2 % 60  8 % $30,460
Hospitals    740  2 % 790  2 % 50  7 % $40,430
Management of Companies and Enterprises    590  1 % 640  1 % 50  8 % $39,960
Management of Companies and Enterprises    590  1 % 640  1 % 50  8 % $39,960
Health and Personal Care Stores    520  1 % 540  1 % 20  5 % $30,170
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores    500  1 % 510  1 % 10  2 % $32,700
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    400  1 % 370  1 % -30  -7 % $35,280
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    370  1 % 420  1 % 50  16 % $27,060
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores    340  1 % 310  1 % -30  -7 % $26,130
Food Manufacturing    270  1 % 290  1 % 20  9 % $31,020
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    270  1 % 290  1 % 20  7 % $30,850
Nonstore Retailers    270  1 % 320  1 % 50  21 % $30,530
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    250  1 % 260  1 % 10  4 % $30,670
Educational Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  13 % $35,360
Educational Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  13 % $35,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  15 % $36,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  15 % $36,210
Information    200  0 % 200  0 % 0  -3 % $55,800
Accommodation and Food Services    200  0 % 210  0 % 10  8 % $29,180
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    190  0 % 190  0 % 0  -1 % $34,080
Construction    190  0 % 220  1 % 30  15 % $36,440
Telecommunications    170  0 % 170  0 % 0  -3 % $60,550
Specialty Trade Contractors    160  0 % 190  0 % 30  14 % $37,750
Food Services and Drinking Places    150  0 % 170  0 % 20  11 % $27,950
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    130  0 % 140  0 % 10  5 % $44,930
Other Services (except Government)    130  0 % 140  0 % 10  7 % $38,060
Machinery Manufacturing    100  0 % 100  0 % 0  0 % $40,640
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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