Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Code: 43-5071.00

Also known as: Material Control Associate, Order Fulfillment Specialist, Receiver, Receiving Associate, Receiving Clerk, Receiving Coordinator, Shipper, Shipping Clerk, Shipping Coordinator, Traffic Assistant

Description: Businesses that specialize in product distribution and acquisition rely on Shipping and Receiving Clerks to keep their operations running smoothly. These Clerks prepare products for shipment as well as maintain and verify records of both outgoing and incoming shipments. Shipping and Receiving Clerks generally have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. They learn on the job.

Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Typical wages

10% $25,360
25% $29,060
Median $35,260
75% $43,120
90% $52,820
10% $12.19
25% $13.97
Median $16.95
75% $20.73
90% $25.39

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 54,300