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Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerk Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $8.16 $12.53 $19.52
  Annual $17,000 $26,100 $40,600
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Verify and keep records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products. Exclude “Stock Clerks and Order Fillers” and “Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping”.