Voucher Clerk

Compile data to prorate cost of lost or damaged goods.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Voucher Clerks do?

Compiles data to prorate cost of lost or damaged goods among interline railroad carriers: Receives claim for lost or damaged goods filed by shipper of consignee. Verifies records to substantiate claim of shipment and requests CUSTOMER-COMPLAINT CLERK to investigate claim and to submit estimate of value of lost or damaged goods. Receives estimate and verifies records to ascertain names of carriers involved in transporting goods. Computes number of miles each carrier transported goods. Prorates and computes cost to be charged to interline carriers according to comparative mileage in transit over each railroad, using calculating machine. Records name of each interline carrier involved and amount prorated to each.

Should I be a Voucher Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Order Entry Clerk

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