Administrative Clerk Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Administrative Clerk is $13.46 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Payroll Administration and Microsoft Access. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Administrative Clerk Total Pay (?
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$22,174 - $45,997
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MEDIAN: $31,773
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Administrative Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.89 - $18.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,174 - $45,997  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,428  
Profit Sharing
$406.95 - $2,162  
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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$20,860 - $42,734  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,076
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $18.96  
   
Overtime
$7.29 - $30.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,428  
   
Profit Sharing
$406.95 - $2,162  
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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$20,860 - $42,734  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,076
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Job Description for Administrative Clerk
Administrative clerks are often needed to effectively manage and operate tasks either individually or as part of a larger team within an office environment. A wide range of industries from law firms, corporations and the government to real estate, public services and small businesses require administrative clerks to keep their offices working efficiently and smoothly. Many administrative clerks work weekdays with regular working hours. Their duties can include: managing invoices, handling payroll or accounting information, assisting management with office work schedules, communicating with customers or coworkers, handling office inventory and many more varied tasks.
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Administrative Clerk Tasks
  • Operate an adding machine, calculator, telex terminal and copy machine.
  • Maintain moderately complex indexes and files.
  • Type correspondence, reports and other materials.
  • Answer phones and takes messages.
  • Work with a computer through a terminal for information retrieval and data entry.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Columbia
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New York
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Kansas City
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San Diego
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Miami
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Austin
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Dallas
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Washington
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$30,000
Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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San Antonio
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Administrative Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Clerk?
Administrative Clerk in Minneapolis:
Pros: I like the people I work with, the pay and the benefits.
Cons: I really hate the hours, now that they have changed I never see my husband.
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Experience Affects Administrative Clerk Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Clerk Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 18%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 15%
Customer Service
0%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$30,000
Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Typing
up arrow 3%
Customer Relations
up arrow 15%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 253 votes.
Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 26%
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