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Counter and Retail Clerks

Employment Prospects


Of the numerous types of clerks working in the United States, approximately 436,100 people work as counter and rental clerks at dry cleaners, car rental agencies, and other such establishments. These are not the only employers of clerks, however; hardware stores, shoe stores, moving businesses, camera stores—in fact, nearly any business that sells goods or provides services to the general public employs clerks. Many work on a part-time basis.

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