Receiving Clerks


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
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100194
Receiving Clerks

Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Shipping and receiving clerks work in almost every industry. Although jobs are found throughout the country, most are in or near large cities.

Major employers:

  • Manufacturers
  • Warehousing and storage companies
  • Department stores

Outlook

Growth for clerks is expected to show little to no change. Automation will limit growth.

Even with automation, some jobs will be created because of increasing trade. Also, many tasks cannot be automated. In addition, many job openings will occur as current clerks leave the occupation.

Shipping and Receiving Clerks (CIS 100194)

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Illinois
31,423
Very large
&
2.9%
5.8%
>>>>
3,233
Very High
  Champaign Area
495
Very large
&
12.5%
7.0%
>>>>
57
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
700
Very large
&
2.9%
5.0%
>>>>
72
Very High
  Cook County
12,091
Very large
&
2.7%
5.6%
>>>>
1,241
Very High
  Decatur Area
321
Very large
&
4.7%
7.0%
>>>>
35
Very High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
1,761
Very large
&
6.3%
9.7%
>>>>
190
Very High
  Du Page County
3,896
Very large
&
3.3%
5.4%
>>>>
404
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
709
Very large
&
5.5%
5.1%
>>>>
75
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
211
Very large
&
7.6%
7.0%
>>>>
23
Very High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
419
Very large
&
2.4%
5.2%
>>>>
43
Very High
  Lake County
2,490
Very large
&
6.8%
8.6%
>>>>
270
Very High
  McHenry County
645
Very large
&
5.4%
6.8%
>>>>
70
Very High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
445
Very large
&
2.0%
6.8%
>>>>
46
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
874
Very large
&
3.4%
3.6%
>>>>
91
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
1,190
Very large
&
8.1%
7.3%
>>>>
132
Very High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
437
Very large
&
4.8%
4.3%
>>>>
47
Very High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
466
Very large
&
2.1%
5.7%
>>>>
47
Very High
  Rockford Area
1,140
Very large
&
10.1%
7.6%
>>>>
130
Very High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
139
Very large
&
-5.8%
2.4%
>>>>
12
High
  Springfield Area
469
Very large
&
3.6%
4.7%
>>>>
49
Very High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
600
Very large
&
5.2%
6.4%
>>>>
64
Very High
  Vermilion County
233
Very large
&
6.0%
4.9%
>>>>
24
Very High
  Will County
1,661
Very large
&
4.5%
9.1%
>>>>
174
Very High
United States
662,600
Very large
&
-1.0%
5.2%
>>>>
64,800
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.