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Estimated Employment30,160
Mean wage$17.79
Entry wage$14.20
10th percentile wage$14.25
50th percentile wage$18.21
90th percentile wage$23.71
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment
Percent
Warehousing and Storage9,34030.9%
Food and Beverage Stores8,72028.9%
General Merchandise Stores5,02016.6%
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers1,4304.7%
 Best Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment
Median Wage
Postal Service20  $35.98
Educational Services20  $31.18
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing230  $30.69
Public Administration60  $29.19
Stockers and Order Fillers (53-7065)
Receive, store, and issue merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers orders. May operate power equipment to fill orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays. Excludes Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks (43-5071), Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand (53-7062), and Packers and Packagers, Hand (53-7064).
Median Wage History
YearThis
Occupation
Compared to
Occupational Group
Difference
Current  $18.21 $18.80 -$0.59
2021$17.34+5.0%$17.90+5.0%-$0.56
2020$16.62+4.3%$17.16+4.3%-$0.53
2019$15.95+4.3%$16.46+4.3%-$0.51
2018$15.32+4.1%$15.82+4.1%-$0.49
2017$14.77+3.8%$15.25+3.8%-$0.47
2016$14.30+3.2%$14.77+3.2%-$0.46
2015$13.91+2.9%$14.36+2.9%-$0.45
2014$13.58+2.4%$14.02+2.4%-$0.43
2013$13.25+2.5%$13.68+2.5%-$0.42
YearThis
Occupation
Compared to
All Occupations
Difference
Current  $18.21 $24.37 -$6.16
2021$17.34+5.0%$23.42+4.0%-$6.08
2020$16.62+4.3%$22.62+3.5%-$5.99
2019$15.95+4.3%$21.98+2.9%-$6.03
2018$15.32+4.1%$21.34+3.0%-$6.01
2017$14.77+3.8%$20.73+2.9%-$5.95
2016$14.30+3.2%$20.24+2.4%-$5.94
2015$13.91+2.9%$19.73+2.6%-$5.82
2014$13.58+2.4%$19.31+2.2%-$5.73
2013$13.25+2.5%$18.96+1.9%-$5.70

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2022

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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