£15,600 Average salary at age 20
£20,800 Average Salary
34 Average hours per week


Shelf fillers receive incoming goods from storage, check them for damage and place them on the appropriate shelves in the store.

Main Tasks

  • Selects goods from storeroom and checks for any damage;
  • Checks store layout or written instructions to determine the appropriate shelf location for the goods;
  • Prices goods by machine and fills shelves with goods;
  • Monitors depletion of stocks and re-fills shelves as required.


There are no minimum academic entry requirements. Some on-the-job training may be provided.

What Shelf fillers studied in higher education

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What Shelf fillers studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(C9) Others in biological sciences1
(L4) Social policy3
(L7) Human & social geography2
(G1) Mathematics4
(W2) Design studies4
(L3) Sociology4
(T2) Japanese studies1
(C1) Biology4
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(C8) Psychology3
(W1) Fine art3
(X9) Others in education1
(V3) History by topic1
(F7) Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments3
(W3) Music4
(F8) Physical geographical sciences2
(V4) Archaeology1
(D4) Agriculture1
(W6) Cinematics & photography6
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry1
(Q3) English studies7
(L2) Politics2
(K1) Architecture2
(L9) Others in social studies1
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic2
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport2
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine2
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(P5) Journalism1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(I3) Software engineering1
(H7) Production & manufacturing engineering2
(I6) Games1
(N1) Business studies3
(J6) Maritime technology1
(N4) Accounting2
(C6) Sport & exercise science3
(P3) Media studies5
(N2) Management studies2
(V1) History by period7
(N3) Finance2
(I1) Computer science2

UK Prospects

57500 Workforce Size
0.25% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
13315 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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