Salary for Order Clerks

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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. Experience is always helpful in the positon.

A Order Clerk gets an average compensation that can range from $24,820 - $54,450 depending on tenure and industry expertise. can get a salary of thirty-seven thousand six hundred and sixty dollars each year.

obtain the highest salaries in Massachusetts, where they receive average job salaries of near $46,290. People working these jobs can get the best compensation in Utilities, where they can get an average job salary of $62,220.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.82 percent nationwide in that time.


Order Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Public Administration
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Wholesale Trade

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Accommodation and Food Services
Educational Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Transportation and Warehousing