Occupational Employment Statistics


43-5081 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. Excludes "Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand" (53-7062), and "Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks" (43-5071).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 2,870339$13.60/hr$10.24/hr$11.02/hr$12.41/hr$15.64/hr$18.74/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities28,270$13.25/hr
Financial Activities160$14.56/hr
Professional and Business Services1,700$14.51/hr
Education and Health Services1,250$17.71/hr
Leisure and Hospitality270$14.78/hr
Other Services180$15.74/hr
Public Administration380$21.96/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 560$11.75/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 780$13.40/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 940$13.13/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 1,080$11.57/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 1,340$13.18/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,340$13.17/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 1,350$12.27/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,540$12.38/hr-8.1%
St Cloud MN MSA 1,690$12.18/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 2,110$12.81/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 2,380$13.24/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 2,400$12.70/hr0.1%
Northwest Balance of State 2,410$12.47/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 2,870$12.41/hr-5.6%
Southeast Minnesota 3,150$13.58/hr2.7%
Central Minnesota 4,760$12.35/hr4.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 21,480$14.40/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 23,460$14.31/hrN/A
Minnesota 35,190$13.80/hr3.4%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Cashiers 65,840$11.72/hr-0.4%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 15,030$17.72/hr-0.1%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 8,020$12.82/hr5.9%

  • Complete order receipts.
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards.
  • Obtain merchandise from bins or shelves.
  • Read orders to ascertain catalog numbers, sizes, colors, and quantities of merchandise.
  • Compare printed price tickets with entries on purchase orders to verify accuracy and notify supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
  • Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies to customers or coworkers, based on information from incoming requisitions.