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Order Clerks in New Jersey

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-5% Jobs Projection
$35,410 Median Salary
550 Job Openings

While jobs for Order Clerks in New Jersey are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Order Clerks in New Jersey is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Order Clerks Work in New Jersey?

4,690 people worked as Order Clerks in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,050 Order Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 360 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,480 Order Clerks working in it, which means New Jersey has more Order Clerks than average.


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Order Clerks in this state are declining at a rate of 4.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 550 annual Order Clerks job openings in New Jersey, and 5,040 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Order Clerks Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Order Clerks ranged from $19,830 to $61,510 with $35,410 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.53 to $29.57. The median hourly rate was $17.02.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.3 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.72.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,950 $33,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,010 $33,120
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 190 $37,210
Trenton, NJ 130 n/a
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 40 n/a

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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