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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

SOC
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

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2018
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Food and Beverage Stores    11,830  29 % 12,690  29 % 860  7 % $31,160
General Merchandise Stores    8,590  21 % 9,150  21 % 560  6 % $27,730
Wholesale Trade    7,660  19 % 7,640  18 % -20  -0 % $34,740
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    6,250  15 % 6,150  14 % -100  -2 % $35,260
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    2,530  6 % 2,620  6 % 90  4 % $29,340
Warehousing and Storage    1,210  3 % 1,250  3 % 40  3 % $33,860
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,140  3 % 1,200  3 % 60  5 % $34,200
Health Care and Social Assistance    870  2 % 930  2 % 60  7 % $40,480
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores    820  2 % 780  2 % -40  -5 % $26,310
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    770  2 % 830  2 % 60  8 % $31,660
Hospitals    740  2 % 790  2 % 50  7 % $41,780
Management of Companies and Enterprises    590  1 % 640  1 % 50  8 % $41,580
Management of Companies and Enterprises    590  1 % 640  1 % 50  8 % $41,580
Health and Personal Care Stores    520  1 % 540  1 % 20  5 % $33,080
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores    500  1 % 510  1 % 10  2 % $35,050
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    400  1 % 370  1 % -30  -7 % $36,630
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    370  1 % 420  1 % 50  16 % $27,890
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores    340  1 % 310  1 % -30  -7 % $26,410
Food Manufacturing    270  1 % 290  1 % 20  9 % $32,710
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    270  1 % 290  1 % 20  7 % $32,830
Nonstore Retailers    270  1 % 320  1 % 50  21 % $29,600
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    250  1 % 260  1 % 10  4 % $31,960
Educational Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  13 % $37,850
Educational Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  13 % $37,850
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  15 % $36,800
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    230  1 % 260  1 % 30  15 % $36,800
Information    200  0 % 200  0 % 0  -3 % $44,720
Accommodation and Food Services    200  0 % 210  0 % 10  8 % $31,720
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    190  0 % 190  0 % 0  -1 % $35,180
Construction    190  0 % 220  1 % 30  15 % $39,620
Telecommunications    170  0 % 170  0 % 0  -3 % $47,150
Specialty Trade Contractors    160  0 % 190  0 % 30  14 % $41,480
Food Services and Drinking Places    150  0 % 170  0 % 20  11 % $30,950
Other Services (except Government)    130  0 % 140  0 % 10  7 % $37,550
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    130  0 % 140  0 % 10  5 % $45,370
Machinery Manufacturing    100  0 % 100  0 % 0  0 % $41,850
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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