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3.1% Jobs Projection
$33,150 Median Salary
460 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Order Clerks Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 3,280 workers employed as Order Clerks in this state in 2018.

There were 3,870 Order Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 590 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Order Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 3.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -2.1%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 460 annual Order Clerks job openings in North Carolina, and 4,030 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Order Clerks ranged from $21,280 to $49,280 with $33,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.23 to $23.69. The median hourly rate was $15.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.08 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.14.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 870 $37,560
Raleigh, NC 540 $37,060
Winston-Salem, NC 390 $23,660
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 370 $35,030
Greensboro-High Point, NC 350 $32,800
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 350 $36,500
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 120 $27,480
Wilmington, NC 90 $28,390
Asheville, NC 80 $29,420
Rocky Mount, NC 60 $25,100
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 50 $30,090
Burlington, NC 40 $30,820
Fayetteville, NC 30 $30,820

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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