Career Outlook for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Also known as:  Freight Clerk, Incoming Freight Clerk, Receiving Clerk, Reconsignment Clerk, Route Delivery Clerk, Shipping and Receiving Clerk, Shipping Order Clerk, Store Receiving Clerk
The overall job outlook for Shipping, Receiving, or Traffic Clerk careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 7.95 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.33 percent per year. Demand for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks is expected to go up, with an expected 13,350 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.24 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks in the following states
California 90,960
Texas 56,470
New York 41,370
Florida 40,540
Ohio 32,400
Illinois 29,780
Pennsylvania 27,720
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Virgin Islands 160
Guam 170
Wyoming 700
South Dakota 900
District of Columbia 920
North Dakota 1,110
Alaska 1,120
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