Order Clerks in California
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Order Clerks in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Order Clerks in California is growing faster than average.
Order Clerks in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Order Clerks Work in California?
There were approximately 32,640 workers employed as Order Clerks in this state in 2018.
There were 33,650 Order Clerks employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,010 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,480 Order Clerks working in it, which means California has more Order Clerks than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Order Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 5.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 4,180 annual job openings, and 36,700 total jobs in 2026 for Order Clerks in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 19,400 annual jobs and 175,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Order Clerks Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Order Clerks ranged from $24,010 to $55,680 with $35,970 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.54 to $26.77. The median hourly rate was $17.29.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.01 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.28.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Order Clerks
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Order Clerks.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||15,310||$33,970|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||4,040||$40,420|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||2,800||$33,330|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||2,490||$40,400|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||2,390||$38,860|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||540||$38,460|
|Santa Rosa, CA||320||$41,590|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||290||$34,640|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||260||$35,470|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||120||$35,590|
|Yuba City, CA||60||$29,310|
|El Centro, CA||30||$24,090|
Top States for Order Clerks Employment
The table below shows the states where most Order Clerks work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Order Clerks get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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