Stock Clerks, Sales Floor

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What do they do?

Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise. Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with merchandise and arrange merchandise displays to attract customers. May periodically take physical count of stock or check and mark merchandise.

Also known as:

Checker Stocker, Checker/Stocker, Clerk, Dairy Clerk, Grocery Clerk, Night Stocker, Receiver, Sales Associate, Sales Support Specialist, Stock Clerk, Stocker, Store Clerk

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Stock Clerks and Order Fillers is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 1%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #27 in job growth rate
  • 7,410

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #13 in net job growth
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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.4%)
  • Master's degree (1.6%)
  • Bachelor's degree (9.1%)
  • Associate's degree (8.2%)
  • Some college, no degree (25.4%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (42.4%)
  • Less than high school diploma (13%)

Percent of workers in this field

★ You’re seeing education information for Stock clerks and order fillers because we don’t have information for Stock Clerks, Sales Floor. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.

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People in this career often have these skills:

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Discuss goods or services information with customers or patrons.
  • Attach identification information to products, items or containers.
  • Stock supplies or merchandise.
  • Inspect shipments to ensure correct order fulfillment.
  • Calculate costs of goods or services.
  • Collect deposits, payments or fees.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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