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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 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Grocery Stores   (NAICS 445100 ) 45,200 46,900 1,700
Department Stores   (NAICS 452100 ) 25,300 23,700 -1,600
Other General Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 452900 ) 25,300 33,300 8,000
Clothing Stores   (NAICS 448100 ) 9,600 10,100 500
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 7,300 8,800 1,500
Warehousing and Storage   (NAICS 493100 ) 5,700 6,500 800
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424400 ) 5,600 6,200 600
Building Material and Supplies Dealers   (NAICS 444100 ) 4,300 4,700 400
Health and Personal Care Stores   (NAICS 446100 ) 4,300 4,200 -100
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 3,300 3,400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 424900 ) 3,200 3,200 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 2,500 2,400 -100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 2,500 2,600 100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 2,400 2,800 400
Sporting Goods/Musical Instrument Stores   (NAICS 451100 ) 2,100 2,100 0
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 1,700 1,700 0
Specialty Food Stores   (NAICS 445200 ) 1,700 1,800 100
Home Furnishings Stores   (NAICS 442200 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Used Merchandise Stores   (NAICS 453300 ) 1,400 1,500 100
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores   (NAICS 453200 ) 1,300 1,200 -100
Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424300 ) 1,300 1,300 0
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 1,300 1,400 100
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423800 ) 1,300 1,300 0
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 1,200 1,200 0
Electronics and Appliance Stores   (NAICS 443100 ) 1,200 1,000 -200
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 312000 ) 1,200 1,400 200
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers   (NAICS 453900 ) 1,100 1,200 100
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,000 800 -200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Furniture Stores   (NAICS 442100 ) 900 900 0
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores   (NAICS 445300 ) 900 900 0
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores   (NAICS 441300 ) 900 900 0
Automobile Dealers   (NAICS 441100 ) 800 1,000 200
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423300 ) 800 900 100
Furniture & Furnishings Merchant Whsle   (NAICS 423200 ) 700 700 0
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 600 400 -200
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 600 800 200
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 600 600 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 600 400 -200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 600 600 0
Scheduled Air Transportation   (NAICS 481100 ) 500 500 0
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 500 700 200
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 500 400 -100
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing   (NAICS 315200 ) 500 400 -100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 500 600 100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 400 400 0
Book, Periodical, and Music Stores   (NAICS 451200 ) 400 300 -100
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 300 300 0
Consumer Goods Rental   (NAICS 532200 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532400 ) 300 300 0
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 300 300 0
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing   (NAICS 339900 ) 300 300 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 300 400 100
Accommodation   (NAICS 721000 ) 300 300 0
Special Food Services   (NAICS 722300 ) 300 300 0
Automotive Repair and Maintenance   (NAICS 811100 ) 300 300 0
Drycleaning and Laundry Services   (NAICS 812300 ) 200 200 0
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 200 300 100
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Printing and Related Support Activities   (NAICS 323100 ) 200 100 -100
Other Food Manufacturing   (NAICS 311900 ) 200 200 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 200 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 200 200 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 200 200 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 200 200 0
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg   (NAICS 332900 ) 200 200 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 200 200 0
Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing   (NAICS 326000 ) 200 100 -100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 200 200 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 200 100 -100
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 200 200 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 100 100 0
Investigation and Security Services   (NAICS 561600 ) 100 100 0
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 100 100 0
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing   (NAICS 532100 ) 100 100 0
General Rental Centers   (NAICS 532300 ) 100 100 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 100 0 -100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Couriers and Messengers   (NAICS 492000 ) 100 100 0
Specialized Freight Trucking   (NAICS 484200 ) 100 100 0
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Mfg   (NAICS 325600 ) 100 100 0
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 100 100 0
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 100 100 0
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers   (NAICS 441200 ) 100 100 0
Chemical Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 424600 ) 100 100 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Other Schools and Instruction   (NAICS 611600 ) 100 100 0
Other Hospitals   (NAICS 622300 ) 100 100 0
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 100 100 0
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing   (NAICS 311800 ) 100 100 0
Dairy Product Manufacturing   (NAICS 311500 ) 100 100 0
Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg   (NAICS 311400 ) 100 100 0
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 100 100 0
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 100 200 100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Full-Service Restaurants   (NAICS 722500 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
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Museums, Parks and Historical Sites   (NAICS 712100 ) 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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