Stockers and Order Fillers

General Information


Receive, store, and issue merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers' orders. May operate power equipment to fill orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit92.03%
  2. Private, not for profit3.53%
  3. Federal government1.77%
  4. State and local government1.40%
  5. Self-employed1.14%

Job Outlook

Overall employment of hand laborers and material movers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 941,100 openings for hand laborers and material movers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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