Salary for Order Clerks

Also known as:  Catalogue Clerk, Classified Ad Clerk, Mail Order Clerk, Order Desk Clerk, Service Order Clerk, Subscription Clerk, Want Ad Clerk helps marketing and sales professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Order Clerks take orders for an organization. No matter the nature of the business an Order Clerk is an essential person in the company. Order clerks obtain customer details to ensure that orders are correctly placed and delivered within the proper time period. The clerks must ensure that orders are accurate and calculate the costs of the final delivered product. Clerks may also try to sell additional information through means of telephone calls, personal visits and email. A high school diploma is required to work in the position, with earnings that average $12.66 per hour. Experience is always helpful in the positon.

An Order Clerk will normally receive average salaries between 24000 - 36000 based on experience and education levels. Order Clerks can expect wages of Thirty Thousand Four Hundred dollars annually.

Order Clerks can receive the best pay in Delaware, where they get average job salaries of close to $37550. These professionals receive the highest pay in Public Administration, where they earn wages of $41910.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.43 percent nationwide in that time.
Order Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $41,910
Public Administration $36,070
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $35,420
Information $34,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises $33,650
Manufacturing $33,300
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $25,230
Retail Trade $26,060
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $27,540
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $28,130
Educational Services $28,860
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $29,010