The salary statistics of order clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of order clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The order clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$21,430|
|25th Percentile Wage||$26,180|
|50th Percentile Wage||$33,510|
|75th Percentile Wage||$42,370|
|90th Percentile Wage||$52,540|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for order clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) order clerks is $52,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,430. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 145% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of order clerks from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of order clerks in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for order clerks occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $53,480. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $27,990).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only order clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of order clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,400 to $42,680. The highest paying state for order clerks is Washington with a median annual salary of $42,680. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,400. For more salary information of order clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|North Dakota|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New York|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |