Stock & Supply Clerk Salary
Stock & Supply Clerks in the United States take home an average $12.77 per hour. For the most part, Stock & Supply Clerks enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although slightly less than a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Stock & Supply Clerk
Stock and supply clerks generally work behind-the-scenes with merchandise, and their responsibilities include: accepting deliveries and ensuring the correct amounts are present; unloading merchandise; marking items with the correct codes and prices; ensuring labels are clear and correct; helping customers fill orders; keeping records of sale; preparing merchandise for shipment; replacing damaged or missing products; using a forklift to move products; working with salespeople on inventory and other orders; and ensuring customer satisfaction.Read More...
Important skills for the position include communication, customer service, organization, the abilities to work a forklift and use software to keep track of orders, lifting anywhere from 10 to 50 pounds, and attention to detail. The work is mainly physical, as much of the job involves moving merchandise, although it is also mental pertaining to keeping track of orders. Stock and supply clerks generally work indoors and are often found in the back room.
Those in this position often work closely with customers to ensure they are satisfied with their orders. They also work with salespeople within their company and vendors who ship and deliver the merchandise. Most employers require a high school diploma, and some may also require a driver's license and prior work experience. Stock and supply clerks generally work full-time positions either at night or during the day.
Stock & Supply Clerk Tasks
- Deliver incoming stock to various departments.
- Verify, inspect and label incoming orders and store in central supply area.
- Inventory stock items and record data manually or using computer.
- Document discrepancies and adjust errors.
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Pay by Experience Level for Stock & Supply Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Stock & Supply Clerks, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $26K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $28K. On average, Stock & Supply Clerks make $29K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Stock & Supply Clerk generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $32K.