Stock Clerks and Order Fillers (43-5081)

Occupation description:  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).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2,9733,176 6.820 98118
United States 1,878,1001,971,100 4.99,290 59,61068,900

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.828.749.71 11.4614.7919.11
Alaska 15.1710.1711.56 13.7917.8922.64
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.6310.0711.36 13.4717.0821.74
Fairbanks North Star Borough 16.7810.7612.34 16.2220.7923.36
Southeast Region 16.679.8412.40 14.9220.1326.45
Balance of State 15.2910.2411.63 13.6216.9623.34

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
3,481488 14.027.1 20.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1,200
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation157
UI claimants previously working in occupation359
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 4,273
Number of job position postings 956
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training