Stock Clerks and Order Fillers


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. Exclude 'Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand' (53-7062), and 'Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks' (43-5071).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Grocery Stores
  2. Department Stores
  3. U.s. Postal Service
  4. Groceries And Related Products
  5. Personnel Supply Services

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 29,460 10.20 6.92 11.84 21,210 14,400 24,620
Joplin MSA 750 9.01 7.09 9.97 18,740 14,740 20,740
Columbia MSA 720 9.19 6.60 10.49 19,120 13,730 21,820
St Joseph MSA 760 8.72 6.46 9.85 18,130 13,430 20,490
Springfield MSA 1,850 10.01 6.72 11.66 20,830 13,980 24,250
St Louis MSA 13,570 10.86 7.15 12.71 22,590 14,880 26,450
Kansas City* 6,590 10.57 7.37 12.17 21,987 15,329 25,316
Central Region* 3,560 9.09 6.49 10.40 18,917 13,494 21,628
Northeast Region* 650 9.48 6.39 11.03 19,721 13,295 22,934
Northwest Region* 1,310 8.24 6.18 9.27 17,136 12,849 19,279
Ozark Region* 2,220 9.81 6.81 11.31 20,404 14,174 23,519
South Central Region* 640 7.59 6.27 8.25 15,793 13,041 17,169
Southeast Region* 1,420 8.86 6.22 10.18 18,430 12,941 21,175
Southwest Region* 1,180 8.53 6.34 9.62 17,737 13,191 20,009
St. Charles* 1,330 10.38 7.14 11.99 21,580 14,844 24,949
St. Louis City* 2,130 13.02 8.36 15.34 27,072 17,380 31,918
St. Louis County* 6,350 11.07 7.45 12.88 23,026 15,486 26,796
West Central Region* 590 9.19 6.56 10.51 19,116 13,642 21,853
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 830 10.05 6.81 11.68 20,912 14,157 24,290

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 32,500 34,450 1,950 6.00 1,352 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 14,430 15,420 990 6.86 613 Great
St Louis MSA 15,770 16,180 410 2.60 602 Great
Central Region* 3,160 3,360 200 6.33 133 Great
Northeast Region* 670 700 30 4.48 28 Outstanding
Northwest Region* 1,120 1,170 50 4.46 39 Great
Ozark Region* 2,530 2,650 120 4.74 103 Great
South Central Region* 690 680 -10 -1.45 24 Fair
Southeast Region* 1,530 1,520 -10 -.65 54 Fair
Southwest Region* 1,180 1,230 50 4.24 47 Great
West Central Region* 930 900 -30 -3.23 33 Fair

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Retailing and Retail Operations