What does an Order Selector do?

An order selector is responsible for selecting customer orders and fulfilling them as quickly and accurately as possible. Tasks include the selecting, staging, packaging and loading of customer orders to be delivered without damage or error. Warehouse equipment is also used to help achieve this goal. The typical job progression from an order selector is to a supervisory or managerial role following obtaining a bachelor's degree.

An order selector typically has a minimum educational requirement of a high school diploma or equivalent. As this position is physically demanding, the ideal candidate must be able to lift heavy weights and regularly operate equipment to select and fulfill customer orders efficiently. Excellent communication skills are a must to communicate with coworkers and supervisors accurately.

What responsibilities are common for Order Selector jobs?
  • Receive and carry out directions as provided by a supervisor
  • Demonstrate accuracy of work at all times
  • Navigate warehouse equipment to ensure customer orders are collected
  • Package customer orders according to order requests
  • Review documentation and work following procedures laid out
  • Schedule work to be completed within set timeframes
  • Communicate with coworkers and supervisors to optimize work completion
  • Ensure company guidelines and policies are met at all times
What are the typical qualifications for Order Selector jobs?
  • Experience as an order selector in a warehouse is preferred
  • Fast learner with the willingness to improve
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven expertise in getting consumer orders correctly
  • Proficient in technology including Microsoft Office applications
  • Diligent and meticulous in ensuring accuracy
  • High work ethics to meet company policies and guidelines
  • Physical ability to perform heavy lifting of up to 100lbs
  • Must be able to stand for long hours at a time
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.1 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does an Order Selector make?

Confident
$51,666 /yr
Total Pay
$35,673
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$15,994
 /yr

Additional Pay

$51,666

 / yr
$29K$263K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Order Selector Career Path

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L2
Order Selector
$51,666/yr
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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
11%
2 - 4
7%
5 - 7
0%
8+
82%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Order Selector Insights

Read what Order Selector professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
HCL TechnologiesHCL Technologies
Senior Order Management Specialist
Jun 3, 2021

“I love the highly motivated and dynamic individuals supporting the largest search engine in our time.”

TargetTarget
Order Fullfilment
Nov 8, 2020

“my position was seasonal and i was doing great but because of my manager she was just rude.”

ProseProse
Order Fullfilment Associate
Sep 28, 2021

“While the perks are great I’m not sure if it’s enough to tolerate the job.”

TargetTarget
Shipt Shopper
Jun 27, 2021

“It’s great to create your own schedule and decide when and when you don’t want to work.”

C&S Wholesale GrocersC&S Wholesale Grocers
Order Puller
Feb 14, 2022

“Well I like doing what I do and it was fun to experience as well.”

WalmartWalmart
Order Puller
Aug 10, 2021

“The pay is good because they wouldn’t be able to get anyone to do what they’re asking otherwise.”

C&S Wholesale GrocersC&S Wholesale Grocers
Selector
Nov 5, 2020

“It is a good way to make decent money with no degree or specialized experience.”

AvayaAvaya
Order Management Specialist
Mar 11, 2020

“I had high hopes going into Avaya as I saw it as a promising opportunity to expand my career.”

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Order Selector Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of an Order Selector

When working as an Order Selector, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are English Language, Speaking, Adherence, Order Selection, and Continuous Improvement.

The most similar professions to Order Selector are:
  • Packer
  • Material Handler
  • Forklift Operator
  • Warehouse Worker

The most common qualifications to become an Order Selector include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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Packer
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Material Handler
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Forklift Operator
$56,285
38% skills overlap
Warehouse Worker
$50,233
38% skills overlap

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