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Material Recording Clerks Pay Salary

The median annual wage for material recording clerks was $24,100 in May 2010. 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 $16,860 and the top 10 percent earned more than $43,340.

The median wages for material recording clerk occupations in May 2010 were the following:

Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material inspectors usually work full time. Many have standard Monday-through-Friday shifts, although some work nights and weekends or holidays when large shipments arrive or inventory is taken.

About one-third of stock clerks and order fillers are part-time employees. Evening and weekend work is common because these clerks work when retail stores are open. They sometimes work overnight shifts when large shipments arrive or it is time to take inventory.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition