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List of Industries Employing Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

The following industries employ Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks ,  SOC Code  43-5071  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Short-term on-the-job training  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 6,400 8,300 1,900
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 4,400 4,900 500
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 3,700 4,200 500
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 3,600 4,000 400
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 3,400 4,200 800
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 3,200 3,100 -100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 2,900 5,200 2,300
Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 2,400 2,600 200
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 2,300 2,100 -200
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 2,200 2,200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 2,200 2,400 200
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,800 1,800 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,600 1,700 100
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 1,400 1,000 -400
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 1,100 1,500 400
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,100 900 -200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 1,100 900 -200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Machine Shops and Threaded Products   (NAICS 332700 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443000 ) 1,000 800 -200
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 900 800 -100
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 900 1,000 100
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 900 800 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 900 1,000 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 900 700 -200
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 800 900 100
Architectural and Structural Metals   (NAICS 332300 ) 800 800 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 800 800 0
Clothing Stores   (NAICS 448100 ) 800 700 -100
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 700 600 -100
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 600 700 100
Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 600 600 0
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 600 700 100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 600 600 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 600 700 100
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 500 500 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 500 500 0
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 500 400 -100
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 500 500 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 500 600 100
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 500 500 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 500 500 0
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 322200 ) 500 400 -100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 400 400 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 400 400 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 400 500 100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 400 400 0
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 400 400 0
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 400 300 -100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 400 500 100
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 400 400 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 400 300 -100
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 300 300 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 300 300 0
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 300 300 0
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 300 300 0
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 300 200 -100
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 300 300 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 300 300 0
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 300 300 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 300 400 100
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 300 300 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 300 300 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 300 300 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 300 300 0
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 300 300 0
Other Wood Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 321900 ) 200 200 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 200 200 0
Textile Mills   (NAICS 313000 ) 200 100 -100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 200 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 200 100 -100
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 200 100 -100
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 200 200 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 200 200 0
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 200 0
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 100 100 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 100 100 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 100 100 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 100 100 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Gambling Industries   (NAICS 713200 ) 100 100 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 100 100 0
Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 324000 ) 100 100 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 100 200 100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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