There are currently an estimated 681,400 shipping/receiving clerks in the United States. The shipping/receiving clerk job market is expected to grow by 0.0% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are shipping/receiving clerks?

CareerExplorer rates shipping/receiving clerks with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,100 shipping/receiving clerks. That number is based on 100 additional shipping/receiving clerks, and the retirement of 6,000 existing shipping/receiving clerks.

What’s the supply of shipping/receiving clerks?

The shipping/receiving clerk industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Ohio

Shipping/Receiving Clerk job market by state

State Name Employed Shipping/Receiving Clerks
California 92,560
Texas 64,990
Ohio 36,910
Florida 31,810
Illinois 31,420
New York 29,660
Pennsylvania 24,210
Michigan 23,620
Georgia 23,290
Indiana 21,810
North Carolina 20,710
New Jersey 20,630
Tennessee 17,870
Minnesota 14,860
Virginia 14,380
Massachusetts 13,830
Wisconsin 13,040
Washington 12,050
Missouri 11,040
Arizona 9,870
Maryland 9,790
Utah 9,490
South Carolina 9,270
Colorado 9,190
Kentucky 9,160
Oregon 8,200
Mississippi 8,150
Alabama 7,920
Louisiana 7,110
Nevada 6,660
Kansas 6,490
Connecticut 6,410
Oklahoma 6,210
Iowa 5,520
Arkansas 4,440
Nebraska 3,320
Idaho 3,030
Delaware 2,870
New Hampshire 2,780
Puerto Rico 2,770
Maine 2,190
West Virginia 2,070
Hawaii 1,960
New Mexico 1,870
Rhode Island 1,870
Vermont 1,570
North Dakota 1,310
Montana 1,180
Alaska 1,130
South Dakota 1,060
Wyoming 650
District of Columbia 400
Guam 220
Virgin Islands 50