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General Clerk Salary

$38,662 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$580

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a General Clerk is $38,662 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a General Clerk is between $29,263 and $46,451. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a General Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • 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.
General Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Office Clerks, General

Job family population: 2,972,930

Estimated population of General Clerk jobs: 55,683

Rate of error: 0.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,820
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

General Clerk Job Listings for United States

General Office Clerk
Nov 19
Stockton, California, USA
OfficeTeam
This General Office Clerk role is a short-term temporary opportunity in the Stockton, California area, and will be responsible for performing various administrative support tasks, including operating ...
General Office Clerk
Nov 19
Stamford, CT, USA
OfficeTeam
There is an excellent career opportunity with OfficeTeam for a highly motivated, self-starting General Office Clerk who is keen on working in the Healthcare/NHS industry. Candidates who love ...
General Office Clerk
Nov 13
Canton, MA, USA
F.W. Webb
Webb, New England's largest wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, HVAC and industrial supplies is seeking a full-time General Office Clerk for it's Canton, MA location. Responsibilities
General Office Clerk
Nov 13
Miramar, FL, USA
Accountemps
Seeking a Office Clerk clerk to enter invoices for all of the Fedex and UPS packages that arrive at the Front Desk. The candidate will be communicating with Latin America for information regarding ...
General Clerk II -TbE - 2nd Shift Lees Summit (Internal candidat with Security Clearance
Nov 19
lee south summit, United States
Pacific Architects and Engineers LLC (PAE LLC)
The General Clerk II selects appropriate methods from a wide variety of procedures or makes simple adaptations and interpretations of a limited number of substantive guides and manuals. The clerical ...

The average pay for a General Clerk is $38,662 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a General Clerk is between $29,263 and $46,451. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a General Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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