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Administration Clerk Salary

Administration Clerks in the United States pull down an average of $13.57 per hour. Women make up the vast majority of Administration Clerks (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Administration Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$22,447 - $49,825
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MEDIAN: $35,079
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,447 - $49,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,129  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,869 - $43,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $18.18  
   
Overtime
$12.70 - $26.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,129  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,869 - $43,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 291
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Job Description for Administration Clerk

Administration clerks are different from administrative assistants (secretaries). The distinguishing factor between the two positions is that a secretary is most often focused on daily activities, whereas an administration clerk is responsible for keeping general operations running efficiently. Administration clerks also typically work for more than one person with little to no direct supervision.

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Administration Clerk Tasks

  • Promptly and effectively deal with guest complaints and requests.
  • Greet and direct visitors.
  • Files reports as they are completed.
  • Answer multi-line phones.
  • Type labels, envelopes or brief correspondence.

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Popular Skills for Administration Clerk


Administration Clerks note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Billing, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Data Entry indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Administration Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $28K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $32K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Administration Clerks make a median salary of $34K. Administration Clerks who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $33K.

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Experience Affects Administration Clerk Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Administration Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Billing
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National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%