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Stock Clerks, Sales Floor

Also called: Checker Stocker, Night Stocker, Stock Clerk, Stocker

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What they do:
Receive, store, and issue sales floor merchandise. Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with merchandise and arrange merchandise displays to attract customers. May periodically take physical count of stock or check and mark merchandise.
On the job, you would:
  • Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.


  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language


Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • group things in different ways
  • order or arrange things


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility


You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Microsoft Access
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Job Outlook

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