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Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (43-5071)

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Excludes Stock Clerks and Order Fillers (43-5081) and Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping (43-5111).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 1148 1203 4.79 39 77 122
United States 662600 656200 0.0 22000 43400 64800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 17.89 12.19 13.97 16.95 20.73 25.39
Alaska 22.01 13.99 16.55 20.28 27.33 31.36
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.74 14.46 16.82 19.83 26.89 30.41
Fairbanks North Star Borough 25.15 15.92 20.72 26.34 29.21 31.36
Balance of State 20.80 13.03 14.50 18.39 25.68 34.35

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