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Occupational Employment Statistics


43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Includes workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials. Excludes "Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers" (51-9061).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 508$18.88/hr$14.77/hr$14.78/hr$18.71/hr$19.71/hr$24.47/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining50$19.71/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities210$19.74/hr
Professional and Business Services20$18.84/hr
Public Administration100$14.78/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$15.47/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$17.74/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$23.61/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$19.35/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$19.51/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$24.57/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$18.71/hr-7.3%
Northwest Minnesota 60$17.88/hr7.7%
Southeast Minnesota 70$22.04/hr9.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 80$19.14/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 80$19.42/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$19.42/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 200$20.52/hr7.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 230$20.52/hrN/A
Minnesota 490$19.71/hr7.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Log Graders and Scalers N/AN/AN/A
Cooks, Short Order 1,940$16.67/hr12.1%
Stockers and Order Fillers 36,800$15.96/hr2.9%

  • Maintain financial records, such as accounts of daily collections and billings, and records of receipts issued.
  • Transport materials, products, or samples to processing, shipping, or storage areas, manually or using conveyors, pumps, or hand trucks.
  • Sort products or materials into predetermined sequences or groupings for display, packing, shipping, or storage.
  • Count or estimate quantities of materials, parts, or products received or shipped.
  • Remove from stock products or loads not meeting quality standards, and notify supervisors or appropriate departments of discrepancies or shortages.
  • Weigh or measure materials, equipment, or products to maintain relevant records, using volume meters, scales, rules, or calipers.
  • Maintain, monitor, and clean work areas, such as recycling collection sites, drop boxes, counters and windows, and areas around scale houses.
  • Fill orders for products and samples, following order tickets, and forward or mail items.
  • Compute product totals and charges for shipments.
  • Document quantity, quality, type, weight, test result data, and value of materials or products to maintain shipping, receiving, and production records and files.