Occupation information for Stockers and Order Fillers California


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.

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Currently Employed: 251,300

Projected Annual Job Openings: 48,650

Typical Hourly Wage: $17.48 - $22.56

Typical Annual Salary: $36,350 - $46,930

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: No work experience

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Less than 1 month on-the-job training

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typical job duties
  • Complete order receipts.
  • Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Compute prices of items or groups of items.
  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies to customers or coworkers, based on information from incoming requisitions.
  • Keep records of out-going orders.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Operate equipment such as forklifts.
  • Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
  • Obtain merchandise from bins or shelves.
  • Itemize and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter, using cash register, and accept cash or charge card for purchases.
tools & technology
  • Cash registers
  • Forklifts
  • Hand trucks or accessories
  • Label removing kits
  • Pallet trucks

  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Inventory management software
  • Operating system software