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Order Clerks in Kentucky

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

14.2% Jobs Projection
$27,220 Median Salary
270 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Order Clerks in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Order Clerks Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 1,230 workers employed as Order Clerks in this state in 2018.

There were 1,870 Order Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 640 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Order Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 14.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 270 annual job openings, and a total of 2,330 jobs for Kentucky Order Clerks in 2026.

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

What do Order Clerks Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Order Clerks ranged from $18,720 to $41,550 with $27,220 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9 to $19.98. The median hourly rate was $13.09.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.4 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.31.

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


Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,610 $31,070
Lexington-Fayette, KY 110 $30,810

Top States for Order Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states 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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