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Clerk General Salary

$37,951 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Clerk General is $37,951 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Clerk General is between $28,724 and $45,597. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Clerk General. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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.
Clerk General Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Office Clerks, General

Job family population: 2,967,620

Estimated population of Clerk General jobs: 55,584

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Clerk General Job Listings for United States

Clerk General
Jun 7
Ossian, IN, USA
Prime Consulting Personnel
Immediate openings for a general clerk on 2nd and 3rd shifts. Must be able to work mandatory overtime as needed! Pay increases available at 30-, 60-, and 90-days reviews. Full time work with stable ...
Clerk General
May 14
Irvine, CA, USA
ABM Industries
Basic equipment maintenance Customer service Valet break coverage General administrative support Auditing
General Labor Clerk
Jun 17
Milpitas, CA, USA
Balance Staffing - San Jose
Balance Staffing is searching for a General Labor Clerk to join out client in the San Jose area. General information for General Labor Clerk * $15/hr * Milpitas, CA * Day shift * M-F * Temp-perm ...
General Clerk III
Jun 19
Seattle, WA, USA
Designeers Midwest
The General Clerk III receives guidance and instructions that cover most situations. The General Clerk III will have to occasionally select from alternative methods and refer problems not solvable by ...
General Clerk - II - Ft. Lenonard Wood
Jun 8
Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA
J&J Worldwide Service
Requisition Number 19-0356 Post Date 6/6/2019 Title General Clerk - II - Ft. Lenonard Wood City Ft. Leonard Wood State MO Description Payroll/Timekeeping Duties: + Reviews & edits payroll punches ...
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