Order Clerks

1.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
83%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-16.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$37,920
or $18.23 hourly
VOLUME
133,850
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 83% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Order Clerks' job openings is expected to decline by -16.8% by 2031
'Order Clerks' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Order Clerks' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Order Clerks' was $37,920, or $18.23 hourly
'Order Clerks' are paid 17.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as order clerks?

As of 2021 there were 133,850 people employed as Order Clerks within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Order Clerks.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 43-4151.00

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