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Order Clerks in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as an Order Clerk?

2.8% Jobs Projection
$34,670 Median Salary
250 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Order Clerks in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Order Clerks in Iowa is growing slower than average.

  • Order Clerks in Iowa earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Order Clerks Work in Iowa?

In 2018, there were 1,240 Order Clerks working in the state.

There were 1,200 Order Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,480 Order Clerks working in it, which means Iowa has fewer Order Clerks than average.


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Order Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 2.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 250 annual job openings, and 2,240 total jobs in 2026 for Order Clerks in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 19,400 annual jobs and 175,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Order Clerks Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Order Clerks ranged from $26,100 to $51,160 with $34,670 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.55 to $24.6. The median hourly rate was $16.67.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.34 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.33.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Iowa Metros for Order Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Order Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 740 $27,850
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 230 $38,590
Cedar Rapids, IA 180 $38,140
Dubuque, IA 110 $37,330
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 40 $37,670
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 40 $32,060

Top States for Order Clerks Employment

View the list below to see where most Order Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 32,640 $35,970
Texas 18,090 $34,850
Florida 10,650 $29,690
Ohio 8,350 $31,220
Washington 8,060 $43,220
New York 5,980 $31,500
Pennsylvania 5,970 $32,790
Wisconsin 5,480 $34,770
Illinois 4,820 $34,870
New Jersey 4,690 $35,410
Tennessee 4,630 $30,460
Colorado 4,110 $36,020
Indiana 3,450 $0
North Carolina 3,280 $33,150
Missouri 2,800 $32,460
Georgia 2,610 $31,570
Massachusetts 2,260 $37,660
Kansas 2,230 $31,640
Minnesota 2,160 $33,760
Arizona 2,150 $31,510

Below are the states where Order Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $43,220
Connecticut $37,710
Massachusetts $37,660
Colorado $36,020
California $35,970
North Dakota $35,950
Vermont $35,490
Rhode Island $35,470
New Jersey $35,410
New Hampshire $35,310


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