|Quick Facts: Material Recording Clerks|
$27,600 per year
$13.27 per hour
|High school diploma or equivalent|
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|4% (Slower than average)|
Material recording clerks track product information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.
Many material recording clerks work full time. About 1 out of 3 stock clerks and order fillers, the largest occupation within this profile, worked part time in 2016.
Material recording clerks typically need a high school diploma or equivalent and are trained on the job.
The median annual wage for material recording clerks was $27,600 in May 2017.
Overall employment of material recording clerks is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations. The increase use of technology, such as radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and hand-held devices that read barcodes automatically, is expected to allow fewer clerks to do the same amount of work.
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