The median annual wage for material recording clerks was $26,240 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $18,250, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $47,590.
Median annual wages for material recording clerks in May 2015 were as follows:
Production, planning, and expediting clerks
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping
Stock clerks and order fillers
Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks usually work full time. Some clerks work nights and weekends or holidays when large shipments arrive.
About 1 in 3 of stock clerks and order fillers worked part time in 2014. Evening and weekend work is common because they work when retail stores are open. They sometimes work overnight shifts when large shipments arrive or when it is time to take inventory.
Material Recording Clerks
Median annual wages, May 2015
Total, all occupations
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers
Material recording clerks
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics