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Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.

Sample of reported job titles: Receiver, Receiving Clerk, Receiving Manager, Shipper, Shipping and Receiving Clerk, Shipping Clerk, Shipping Coordinator, Shipping/Receiving Clerk, Traffic Manager, Warehouseman

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $13.82/hr (+3% from 2015)
  • 591 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: 6%
  • Retirement Risk: 20% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 27% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*


Graphic Literacy
3 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.