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Stock Clerks, Sales Floor - 43-5081.01

O*NET-SOC Description

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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Checker Stocker
  • Checker/Stocker
  • Clerk
  • Dairy Clerk
  • Grocery Clerk
  • Night Stocker
  • Sales Support Specialist
  • Stock Clerk
  • Stocker
  • Store Clerk

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Clean display cases, shelves, and aisles.
  • Compare merchandise invoices to items actually received to ensure that shipments are correct.
  • Design and set up advertising signs and displays of merchandise on shelves, counters, or tables to attract customers and promote sales.
  • Itemize and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter, using cash register, and accept cash or charge card for purchases.
  • Pack customer purchases in bags or cartons.
  • Receive, open, unpack and issue sales floor merchandise.
  • Requisition merchandise from supplier based on available space, merchandise on hand, customer demand, or advertised specials.
  • Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Take inventory or examine merchandise to identify items to be reordered or replenished.
  • Transport packages to customers' vehicles.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Attach identification information to products, items or containers.
  • Calculate costs of goods or services.
  • Clean facilities or equipment.
  • Collect deposits, payments or fees.
  • Deliver items.
  • Discuss goods or services information with customers or patrons.
  • Distribute materials to employees or customers.
  • Inspect shipments to ensure correct order fulfillment.
  • Monitor inventories of products or materials.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Package objects for shipping.
  • Receive shipments.
  • Stock supplies or merchandise.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aircraft Loadmaster (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Loadmaster Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircraft Ordnance Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Ammunition Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Ammunition Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Ordnance Systems Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Ordnanceman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Supply Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Basic Marine Corps Community Services Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Food Service Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Landing Support Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Logistics Specialist (Submarine) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Logistics/Embarkation Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Logistics/Mobility Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Marine Corps Community Services Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Materiel Management (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Materiel Management Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Materiel Management Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Materiel Management Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Materiel Management Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Materiel Management Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Medical Logistics Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Medical Materiel (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Medical Materiel Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Medical Materiel Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Medical Materiel Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Medical Materiel Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Medical Materiel Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Packaging Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Postal Clerk (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Property Accounting Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Ship Serviceman Basic (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Ship's Servcieman Basic (BL-0) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Ship's Serviceman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Subsistence Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Supply Systems Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Unit Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Sales Attendant, Building Materials
  • Stock Clerk