Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

43-4151 Order Clerks

Receive and process incoming orders for materials, merchandise, classified ads, or services such as repairs, installations, or rental of facilities. Generally receives orders via mail, phone, fax, or other electronic means. Duties include informing customers of receipt, prices, shipping dates, and delays; preparing contracts; and handling complaints. Excludes "Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance" (43-5032) who both dispatch and take orders for services.

Illustrative examples: Subscription Clerk, Classified Ad Clerk, Catalogue Clerk

Broad Occupation: 43-4150 Order Clerks
Minor Group: 43-4000 Information and Record Clerks
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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