Receiving Checker

Verify contents of shipments against bills of lading, invoices or receipts.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Receiving Checkers do?

Counts, measures, or weighs articles to verify contents of shipments against bills of lading, invoices, or storage receipts. May examine articles for defects and sort articles according to extent of defect. May attach identification data onto article. May record factors causing goods to be returned. May unload and unpack incoming shipments.


Should I be a Receiving Checker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Receiving, Receiving Dock Checker

    How to become a Receiving Checker

    Most Receiving Checkers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9ejaaa&chl=no+college+%2861%25%29|certificate+%2830%25%29|associate%27s+%289%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,61,61
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