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 4010$19.13/hr$13.59/hr$15.87/hr$18.84/hr$22.64/hr$25.19/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining70$17.82/hr
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing160$19.29/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities350$18.03/hr
Professional and Business Services170$15.37/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public Administration20$15.73/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$21.62/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A$16.52/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$18.62/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$18.11/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/A$18.50/hr1.1%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10$19.78/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 10N/A-40.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$17.87/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$15.43/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$20.18/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$18.84/hr-10.6%
Central Minnesota 80$17.65/hr15.6%
Southeast Balance of State 100$17.65/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 110$17.40/hr-2.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 390$17.66/hr-0.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 490$17.77/hrN/A
Minnesota 830$17.82/hr1.9%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10,090$20.16/hr-11.4%
Log Graders and Scalers 20$24.91/hrN/A
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 15,030$17.72/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.