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Shipping/Receiving Clerk

What does a shipping/receiving clerk do?

A shipping and receiving clerk verifies and maintains records on incoming and outgoing shipments, and prepares 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.

What do I need to get a shipping/receiving clerk?

This position requires a high school diploma or GED, and some degree of on the job training (OJT).

What is the median salary for a shipping/receiving clerk?

  • $33,860

Where can I go from here?

Warehouse Logistics
1. Packer/Packager
2. Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
3. Team Assembler
4. Helper
5. Shipping/Receiving Clerk
6. Maintenance Helper
7. Janitor/Cleaner
8. Order/Stock Clerk
9. Dispatcher
10. Inspector/Tester
11. Forklift Operator
12. First-Line Supervisor
13. Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk
14. Machine Operator
15. Bus Driver (CDL B)
16. Light Truck Driver (CDL B)
17. Heavy/Tractor Trailer Driver (CDL A)
18. Maintenance Mechanic
19. Bus/Truck Mechanic
20. Industrial Engineer
21. General Operations Manager
22. Buyer/Purchasing Agent
23. Transportation/Logistics Manager
24. Supply Systems Analyst
25. Cargo Freight Agent
26. Maintenance Manager
27. Transportation/Logistics Supervisor
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