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Clerical Office Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,000 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Clerical Office Worker is $40,000 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Clerical Office Worker is between $30,276 and $48,059. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Clerical Office Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assists department, performing any combination of clerical duties requiring general knowledge and application of various work methods and procedures that may be complex.
  • Types or enters information into computer to prepare correspondence.
  • Prepares, issues, and sends out receipts, bills, policies, invoices, statements, and checks.
  • Conducts limited research.
  • Operates various office machines, opens and routes incoming mail, answers correspondence, and prepares outgoing mail.
  • Answers telephones, conveys messages, and runs errands.
  • Stamps or numbers forms by hand or machine, and photocopies documents.
Clerical Office Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Office Clerks, General

Job family population: 2,967,620

Estimated population of Clerical Office Worker jobs: 55,584

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Clerical Office Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Clerical Support Specialist
May 14
Evanston, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Clerical Specialist Location: Chicago, IL One full-time temp, duration open-ended Job Summary In ... You will be working with a variety of employees in both an office and shop floor environment. This ...
Office and Chiro Assistant
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
The Balancing Center
Required Qualifications: • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast paced environment ... Clerical duties • Creating opportunities for speaking engagements (marketing outreach efforts ...
Clerical Support
Apr 8
Hoffman Estates, IL, USA
Working in multiple computer applications and screens simultaneously * Parts sourcing * Creating ... Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint * Experience with ...
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Job Summary As an Office Manager, you will perform a variety of duties including coordination of ... Coordinates activities of various clerical departments or workers within department. * Performs ...
Administrative Assistant (Clerk)
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
... working knowledge of MS Office products Good communication skills, both verbal and written Must be ... Successful work experience as an office clerk or in another clerical position Great organizational ...
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