There are currently an estimated 2,008,600 stock clerks in the United States. The stock clerk job market is expected to grow by 5.0% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are stock clerks?

CareerExplorer rates stock clerks with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 108,100 stock clerks. That number is based on 101,000 additional stock clerks, and the retirement of 7,100 existing stock clerks.

What’s the supply of stock clerks?

The stock clerk industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida

Stock Clerk job market by state

State Name Employed Stock Clerks
California 237,640
Texas 168,870
Florida 136,450
New York 110,230
Illinois 108,990
Pennsylvania 90,710
Ohio 83,430
New Jersey 69,270
Michigan 61,040
Georgia 60,630
North Carolina 59,260
Virginia 57,780
Tennessee 56,200
Massachusetts 49,010
Indiana 41,470
Arizona 39,370
Wisconsin 38,960
Maryland 38,150
Minnesota 34,550
Washington 34,270
Missouri 33,620
Colorado 31,720
Kentucky 30,180
South Carolina 28,080
Alabama 24,320
Connecticut 23,550
Louisiana 23,100
Oregon 22,600
Oklahoma 21,700
Kansas 21,320
Iowa 19,790
Nevada 19,470
Mississippi 18,400
Utah 18,110
Arkansas 17,920
Puerto Rico 17,730
New Hampshire 14,540
Nebraska 13,590
New Mexico 11,110
West Virginia 8,690
Maine 8,450
Hawaii 8,360
Idaho 8,330
Rhode Island 6,740
Montana 5,720
South Dakota 5,670
North Dakota 5,520
Delaware 5,360
Alaska 4,440
Wyoming 3,370
District of Columbia 3,190
Vermont 2,800
Guam 1,280
Virgin Islands 960