Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Order Clerks in Illinois

Find Schools Near

Order Clerks in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as an Order Clerk? Read this first!

0.3% Jobs Projection
$34,870 Median Salary
840 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Order Clerks in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Order Clerks in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Order Clerks in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Order Clerks Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 4,820 people working as Order Clerks in the year 2018.

There were 5,890 Order Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,070 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,480 Order Clerks working in it, which means Illinois has more Order Clerks than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Order Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 0.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 840 annual job openings, and 7,490 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 Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Order Clerks ranged from $20,960 to $51,470 with $34,870 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.08 to $24.74. The median hourly rate was $16.76.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.31 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.55.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,030 $32,100
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,560 $34,950
Peoria, IL 60 $27,880
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 40 $32,060
Decatur, IL 40 $31,740
Champaign-Urbana, IL 30 $34,480

Top States for Order Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states where most Order Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 32,640 $35,970
Texas 18,090 $34,850
Florida 10,650 $29,690
Ohio 8,350 $31,220
Washington 8,060 $43,220
New York 5,980 $31,500
Pennsylvania 5,970 $32,790
Wisconsin 5,480 $34,770
Illinois 4,820 $34,870
New Jersey 4,690 $35,410
Tennessee 4,630 $30,460
Colorado 4,110 $36,020
Indiana 3,450 $0
North Carolina 3,280 $33,150
Missouri 2,800 $32,460
Georgia 2,610 $31,570
Massachusetts 2,260 $37,660
Kansas 2,230 $31,640
Minnesota 2,160 $33,760
Arizona 2,150 $31,510

Below are the states where Order Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $43,220
Connecticut $37,710
Massachusetts $37,660
Colorado $36,020
California $35,970
North Dakota $35,950
Vermont $35,490
Rhode Island $35,470
New Jersey $35,410
New Hampshire $35,310


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.