Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 4012$19.61/hr$14.45/hr$16.67/hr$19.18/hr$23.01/hr$25.63/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining90$18.72/hr
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing140$19.85/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities290$18.38/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$14.78/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public Administration10$22.49/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$17.53/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$17.97/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 10$19.28/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$19.18/hr-10.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$17.09/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$21.41/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80$18.14/hr15.6%
Southeast Minnesota 110$18.59/hr-2.7%
Southeast Balance of State 110$18.29/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 160$18.54/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 280$17.66/hr-0.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 360$17.91/hrN/A
Minnesota 710$18.26/hr1.9%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10,860$21.03/hr-11.4%
Log Graders and Scalers 20$25.92/hr4.2%
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks 14,020$18.13/hr-0.1%


  • 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.
  • Document quantity, quality, type, weight, test result data, and value of materials or products to maintain shipping, receiving, and production records and files.
  • Examine products or materials, parts, subassemblies, and packaging for damage, defects, or shortages, using specification sheets, gauges, and standards charts.
  • Document quantity, quality, type, weight, test result data, and value of materials or products to maintain shipping, receiving, and production records and files.
  • Collect or prepare measurement, weight, or identification labels and attach them to products.
  • Collect product samples and prepare them for laboratory analysis or testing.
  • Collect or prepare measurement, weight, or identification labels and attach them to products.
  • Signal or instruct other workers to weigh, move, or check products.
  • Examine products or materials, parts, subassemblies, and packaging for damage, defects, or shortages, using specification sheets, gauges, and standards charts.