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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,135,850 0.7 % $14.26 $29,660 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.87 $11.29 $13.16 $16.30 $20.23
Annual Wage (2) $20,520 $23,480 $27,380 $33,910 $42,080


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 543,790 18.68 $13.33 $27,730
General Merchandise Stores 542,570 17.34 $12.84 $26,710
Warehousing and Storage 178,270 14.68 $16.59 $34,510
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 103,940 9.07 $13.57 $28,230
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 72,510 7.34 $16.03 $33,350

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 543,790 18.68 $13.33 $27,730
General Merchandise Stores 542,570 17.34 $12.84 $26,710
Warehousing and Storage 178,270 14.68 $16.59 $34,510
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 103,940 9.07 $13.57 $28,230
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 12,420 7.66 $12.79 $26,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 450 0.41 $32.65 $67,910
Postal Service (federal government) 440 0.07 $29.69 $61,760
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 2,190 0.57 $25.71 $53,480
Tobacco Manufacturing 110 1.07 $25.34 $52,710
Scheduled Air Transportation 3,890 0.86 $24.34 $50,620


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 263,730 15.17 1.04 $15.57 $32,390
Texas 180,680 14.53 1.00 $14.05 $29,220
Florida 140,540 15.98 1.10 $13.36 $27,790
New York 111,920 11.75 0.81 $14.81 $30,800
Pennsylvania 92,520 15.68 1.08 $13.42 $27,910




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Hampshire 14,340 21.71 1.49 $13.86 $28,820
Tennessee 59,650 19.83 1.36 $13.22 $27,500
Kentucky 32,900 17.34 1.19 $13.31 $27,690
Arizona 49,290 17.19 1.18 $15.38 $32,000
Mississippi 18,710 16.58 1.14 $13.04 $27,130




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,920 4.04 0.28 $17.80 $37,030
Washington 34,060 10.26 0.71 $17.01 $35,390
Alaska 4,830 15.24 1.05 $16.67 $34,670
Massachusetts 43,620 12.05 0.83 $15.90 $33,080
Colorado 40,590 15.15 1.04 $15.82 $32,910





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

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 123,580 12.80 0.88 $14.79 $30,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 87,080 13.96 0.96 $15.43 $32,090
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 69,020 14.76 1.01 $14.65 $30,470
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 57,060 15.60 1.07 $14.63 $30,420
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 49,850 32.41 2.23 $15.33 $31,890
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 45,960 15.06 1.04 $14.01 $29,130
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 43,200 15.02 1.03 $13.78 $28,650
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 42,580 16.12 1.11 $13.13 $27,310
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 39,170 18.47 1.27 $15.82 $32,910
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 35,320 12.87 0.89 $13.42 $27,920