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Working as a Returned Item Clerk

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a returned item clerk. For example, did you know that they make an average of $13.4 an hour? That's $27,874 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow -4% and produce -65,800 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a Returned Item Clerk Do

There are certain skills that many returned item clerks have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed math skills, integrity and computer skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a returned item clerk, we found that a lot of resumes listed 40.0% of returned item clerks included return checks, while 10.4% of resumes included customer accounts, and 8.8% of resumes included wire transfers. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the returned item clerk job title. But what industry to start with? Most returned item clerks actually find jobs in the finance and professional industries.

How To Become a Returned Item Clerk

If you're interested in becoming a returned item clerk, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 18.3% of returned item clerks have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 2.4% of returned item clerks have master's degrees. Even though some returned item clerks have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a returned item clerk. When we researched the most common majors for a returned item clerk, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on returned item clerk resumes include bachelor's degree degrees or master's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a returned item clerk. In fact, many returned item clerk jobs require experience in a role such as proof operator. Meanwhile, many returned item clerks also have previous career experience in roles such as customer service representative or bookkeeper.

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Average Salary$27,874
Job Growth Rate-4%

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Average Salary for a Returned Item Clerk

Returned Item Clerks in America make an average salary of $27,874 per year or $13 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $32,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $24,000 per year.
Average Salary
$27,874

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Return & Exception Items Clerk(N)
Return & Exception Items Clerk(N)
First National Bank Alaska
First National Bank Alaska
11/24/2020
11/24/2020
$31,30511/24/2020
$31,305

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Returned Item Clerk Demographics

Gender

female

75.4 %

male

21.6 %

unknown

3.0 %

Ethnicity

White

71.2 %

Hispanic or Latino

13.4 %

Black or African American

7.0 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0 %
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Returned Item Clerk Education

Majors

Business
16.2 %
Finance
5.9 %

Degrees

High School Diploma

35.4 %

Associate

29.3 %

Bachelors

18.3 %

Top Colleges for Returned Item Clerks

1. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

2. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

3. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

4. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY

In-State Tuition
$9,808
Enrollment
13,990

5. Villanova University

Villanova, PA

In-State Tuition
$53,308
Enrollment
6,819

6. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

In-State Tuition
$7,488
Enrollment
30,018

7. Bentley University

Waltham, MA

In-State Tuition
$49,880
Enrollment
4,177

8. SUNY Farmingdale

Farmingdale, NY

In-State Tuition
$8,306
Enrollment
9,394

9. Boston University

Boston, MA

In-State Tuition
$53,948
Enrollment
17,238

10. SUNY Stony Brook

Stony Brook, NY

In-State Tuition
$9,625
Enrollment
17,407
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Top Skills For a Returned Item Clerk

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 40.0% of returned item clerks listed return checks on their resume, but soft skills such as math skills and integrity are important as well.

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Top Returned Item Clerk Employers

1. Trustmark
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$35,122
Returned Item Clerks Hired: 
7+
2. Citi
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$59,123
Returned Item Clerks Hired: 
5+
3. Bank of America
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$56,912
Returned Item Clerks Hired: 
4+
4. Capital One
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$65,754
Returned Item Clerks Hired: 
4+
5. COCC
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$55,105
Returned Item Clerks Hired: 
3+
6. Comerica
4.9
Avg. Salary: 
$52,145
Returned Item Clerks Hired: 
3+

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Updated October 2, 2020