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Order Clerks (43-4151)

Receive and process incoming orders for materials, merchandise, classified ads, or services such as repairs, installations, or rental of facilities. Generally receives orders via mail, phone, fax, or other electronic means. Duties include informing customers of receipt, prices, shipping dates, and delays; preparing contracts; and handling complaints. Excludes Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032) who both dispatch and take orders for services.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 275 283 2.91 12 20 33
United States 166800 165700 0.0 7000 12200 19100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 18.10 11.93 13.90 17.11 21.36 26.18
Alaska 21.09 13.71 16.25 19.09 24.94 33.32
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.37 14.21 16.33 19.35 22.54 24.75
Balance of State 25.98 16.37 17.97 26.89 33.82 37.74

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.