Stock clerks and order fillers
Number employed in 2006: 1,705,000
Percent change in 2016: -7.7 percent
Education/training: The job is usually learned under close supervision. On-the-job training includes shelf stocking and the use of automated equipment.
2006 median salary: $20,440
Job outlook: Computers and automated equipment will cut largely into the need for clerks and order fillers in such capacities as inventory.
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