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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 408$20.30/hr$16.56/hr$18.31/hr$20.39/hr$22.81/hr$23.63/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining40$23.63/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities240$23.19/hr
Professional and Business Services10$15.95/hr
Public Administration20$19.19/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/A$21.18/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$20.96/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$21.00/hr7.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$18.11/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$19.66/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$20.39/hr-7.3%
Southeast Balance of State 50$23.43/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 50$23.29/hr9.6%
Southwest Minnesota 70$21.30/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 200$23.19/hr7.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 230$23.19/hrN/A
Minnesota 390$22.67/hr7.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Log Graders and Scalers N/AN/AN/A
Cooks, Short Order 1,130$18.35/hr12.1%
Stockers and Order Fillers 41,700$17.46/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.