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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

53-7065 Stockers and Order Fillers

Receive, store, and issue merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers' orders. May operate power equipment to fill orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays. Excludes "Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks" (43-5071), "Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand" (53-7062), and "Packers and Packagers, Hand" (53-7064).


National estimates for Stockers and Order Fillers
Industry profile for Stockers and Order Fillers
Geographic profile for Stockers and Order Fillers

National estimates for Stockers and Order Fillers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Stockers and Order Fillers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,210,960 0.8 % $ 14.91 $ 31,010 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Stockers and Order Fillers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 10.29 $ 11.96 $ 14.03 $ 17.06 $ 20.64
Annual Wage (2) $ 21,410 $ 24,870 $ 29,190 $ 35,490 $ 42,930


Industry profile for Stockers and Order Fillers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Stockers and Order Fillers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Stockers and Order Fillers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Stockers and Order Fillers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Merchandise Stores 563,430 18.82 $ 13.42 $ 27,920
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 559,410 19.24 $ 14.04 $ 29,200
Warehousing and Storage 270,440 19.07 $ 17.04 $ 35,440
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 105,540 9.12 $ 14.24 $ 29,630
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 76,710 8.10 $ 16.65 $ 34,620

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Stockers and Order Fillers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 559,410 19.24 $ 14.04 $ 29,200
Warehousing and Storage 270,440 19.07 $ 17.04 $ 35,440
General Merchandise Stores 563,430 18.82 $ 13.42 $ 27,920
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 105,540 9.12 $ 14.24 $ 29,630
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 76,710 8.10 $ 16.65 $ 34,620

Top paying industries for Stockers and Order Fillers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 400 0.37 $ 32.84 $ 68,300
Postal Service (federal government) 440 0.07 $ 30.62 $ 63,690
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,100 0.55 $ 26.17 $ 54,440
Tobacco Manufacturing 170 1.68 $ 23.89 $ 49,690
Scheduled Air Transportation 4,140 0.94 $ 23.56 $ 49,010


Geographic profile for Stockers and Order Fillers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Stockers and Order Fillers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Stockers and Order Fillers, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Stockers and Order Fillers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 266,620 16.23 1.02 $ 16.56 $ 34,450
Texas 194,230 16.05 1.01 $ 14.63 $ 30,440
Florida 152,200 18.03 1.13 $ 14.00 $ 29,120
New York 105,740 12.17 0.77 $ 15.67 $ 32,600
Pennsylvania 97,090 17.61 1.11 $ 14.01 $ 29,140




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Stockers and Order Fillers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Hampshire 14,020 22.63 1.42 $ 14.35 $ 29,860
Oregon 38,250 21.17 1.33 $ 16.37 $ 34,050
Tennessee 59,940 20.64 1.30 $ 13.60 $ 28,290
Kentucky 35,950 20.17 1.27 $ 13.59 $ 28,260
Mississippi 20,540 19.07 1.20 $ 13.68 $ 28,450




Top paying states for Stockers and Order Fillers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,540 3.70 0.23 $ 19.04 $ 39,600
Washington 34,420 10.77 0.68 $ 17.80 $ 37,030
Alaska 4,700 15.85 1.00 $ 17.06 $ 35,480
Massachusetts 40,700 12.15 0.76 $ 16.60 $ 34,530
California 266,620 16.23 1.02 $ 16.56 $ 34,450





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Stockers and Order Fillers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 114,730 12.99 0.82 $ 15.66 $ 32,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 79,310 13.62 0.86 $ 16.34 $ 33,990
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 62,860 17.52 1.10 $ 15.47 $ 32,180
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 59,600 13.66 0.86 $ 15.32 $ 31,870
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 57,780 38.79 2.44 $ 16.44 $ 34,200
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 49,680 16.73 1.05 $ 14.44 $ 30,030
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 45,100 17.98 1.13 $ 13.69 $ 28,480
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 40,670 15.08 0.95 $ 14.41 $ 29,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 40,140 19.04 1.20 $ 16.23 $ 33,770
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 37,220 14.14 0.89 $ 14.10 $ 29,320




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Stockers and Order Fillers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 57,780 38.79 2.44 $ 16.44 $ 34,200
Cheyenne, WY 1,610 35.85 2.26 $ 17.20 $ 35,770
Lancaster, PA 7,910 34.02 2.14 $ 14.75 $ 30,690
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 7,990 32.97 2.07 $ 14.32 $ 29,780
Danville, IL 820 32.53 2.05 $ 15.55 $ 32,340
Harrisonburg, VA 1,970 31.88 2.01 $ 14.62 $ 30,410
Albany, OR 1,340 31.28 1.97 $ 16.27 $ 33,830
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 8,680 27.86 1.75 $ 14.10 $ 29,320
Jackson, MI 1,250 26.97 1.70 $ 14.77 $ 30,730
Elmira, NY 840 26.59 1.67 $ 14.56 $ 30,280