|Quick Facts: Material Recording Clerks|
|2012 Median Pay||
$24,810 per year
$11.93 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||See How to Become One|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-job Training||See How to Become One|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||2,859,500|
|Job Outlook, 2012-22||1% (Little or no change)|
|Employment Change, 2012-22||18,300|
Material recording clerks keep track of information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.
Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material inspectors usually work full time. About one third of stock clerks and order fillers worked part time in 2012.
Most workers must have a high school diploma and are trained on the job in under 6 months.
The median annual wage for material recording clerks was $24,810 in May 2012.
Employment of material recording clerks is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022. There should be favorable job opportunities for material recording clerks because of the need to replace workers who leave these occupations.
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