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List of Industries Employing Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

The following industries employ Stock Clerks and Order Fillers ,  SOC Code  43-5081  (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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Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 51,800 58,700 6,900
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 28,400 26,500 -1,900
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 27,300 35,400 8,100
Clothing Stores   (NAICS 448100 ) 9,800 8,600 -1,200
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 8,400 9,700 1,300
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493000 ) 8,400 11,000 2,600
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 7,300 8,200 900
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 6,800 7,900 1,100
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 3,200 3,200 0
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 2,900 3,300 400
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 2,700 2,800 100
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446000 ) 2,600 2,500 -100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 2,600 2,800 200
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 2,000 2,300 300
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,900 2,100 200
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 1,700 2,200 500
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 1,700 1,400 -300
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 1,600 1,600 0
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 1,600 1,900 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,600 2,100 500
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443000 ) 1,400 1,200 -200
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 1,100 1,600 500
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 1,100 2,000 900
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 1,000 1,300 300
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 900 1,100 200
Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 900 900 0
Paper/Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424100 ) 800 700 -100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 800 900 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 800 700 -100
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 700 800 100
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 600 700 100
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 600 600 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 500 500 0
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 500 600 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 500 500 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 500 500 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 400 400 0
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 400 600 200
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 400 300 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 400 500 100
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers   (NAICS 711500 ) 400 400 0
General Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484100 ) 400 500 100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 400 400 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 300 500 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 300 300 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 300 200 -100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 300 300 0
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 300 400 100
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 300 500 200
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 300 200 -100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 300 300 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 300 400 100
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 300 400 100
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 200 200 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 200 200 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 300 100
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 200 200 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 200 200 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 200 200 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 300 100
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 200 200 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 200 200 0
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 200 200 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 200 300 100
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 200 200 0
Religious Organizations   (NAICS 813100 ) 200 200 0
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 200 200 0
Freight Transportation Arrangement   (NAICS 488500 ) 200 200 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 200 200 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 200 200 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 100 100 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 100 100 0
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 100 100 0
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance   (NAICS 811300 ) 100 100 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 100 100 0
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Textile Product Mills   (NAICS 314000 ) 100 0 -100
Household and Institutional Furniture   (NAICS 337100 ) 100 100 0
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333500 ) 100 100 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing   (NAICS 331000 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Animal Slaughtering and Processing   (NAICS 311600 ) 100 100 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 100 100 0
Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323000 ) 100 100 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 100 200 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 100 200 100
Facilities Support Services   (NAICS 561200 ) 100 100 0
Natural Gas Distribution   (NAICS 221200 ) 0 100 100
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 0 100 100
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 0 100 100
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 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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