Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks

1.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
94%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-5.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$35,260
or $16.95 hourly
VOLUME
727,640
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 94% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks' job openings is expected to decline by -5.5% by 2030
'Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory 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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks' was $35,260, or $16.95 hourly
'Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks' are paid 15.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 727,640 people employed as Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks.
This represents around 0.52% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments involving inventory. Duties include verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material and arranging for the transportation of products. May prepare items for shipment.

SOC Code: 43-5071.00

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