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Marking Clerks

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Print and attach price tickets to articles of merchandise using one or several methods, such as marking price on tickets by hand or using ticket-printing machine.

    Work Activities
    • Put price information on tickets, marking by hand or using ticket-printing machine.
    • Compare printed price tickets with entries on purchase orders to verify accuracy and notify supervisor of discrepancies.
    • Record number and types of articles marked and pack articles in boxes.
    • Pin, paste, sew, tie, or staple tickets, tags, or labels to article.
    • Mark selling price by hand on boxes containing merchandise.
    • Record price, buyer, and grade of product on tickets attached to products auctioned.
    • Keep records of production, returned goods, and related transactions.
    • Indicate item size, style, color, and inspection results on tags, tickets, and labels, using rubber stamp or writing instrument.
    Skills
    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Coordination

      Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    WorkKeys®
    Applied Math
    3
    Workplace Documents
    3
    Graphic Literacy
    4
    Abilities
    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Finger Dexterity

      The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

    Knowledge
    • Mathematics

      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    • Production and Processing

      Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    • Education and Training

      Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

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    Pay
    • Ohio Annual Salary $26,150/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage $12.57/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage
    Ohio Employment Trends
    • Currently Employed 83,960
    • Yearly Projected Openings 11,110
    Typical Education
    Personality
    Conventional: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Integrity
    • Dependability
    • Cooperation
    • Achievement/Effort
    • Concern for Others
    Tools
    • Utility knives
    • Staple guns
    • Shears
    • Razor knives
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    Technology
    • Word processing software
    • Spreadsheet software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    Tags
    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.