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Administrative Clerk Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Administrative Clerk is $13.61 per hour. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Administrative Clerk Salary (?
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$22,649 - $47,572
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,305
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Administrative Clerk Salary (?
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$9.94 - $18.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,649 - $47,572  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $4,616  
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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$21,047 - $42,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 342
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $18.84  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $30.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $4,616  
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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$21,047 - $42,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 955
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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
  • Compile, organize, and maintain records of business transactions.
  • Maintain moderately complex indexes and files.
  • Type correspondence, reports, and other materials.
  • Answer phones and takes messages.
  • Conduct information retrieval and data entry via the computer.

Common Career Paths for Administrative Clerk

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Clerk

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

Pay Difference By Location

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New York
up arrow 10%
Philadelphia
up arrow 8%
Miami
up arrow 6%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Washington
up arrow 2%
Austin
up arrow 2%
Dallas
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National Average
$30,000
Orlando
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Minneapolis
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Las Vegas
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San Antonio
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Indianapolis
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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 14%
Office Administration
up arrow 1%
Data Entry
0%
Microsoft Office
0%
Accounts Payable
0%
National Average
$30,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
Typing
up arrow 4%
Phone Support
up arrow 4%
Customer Relations
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 282 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 26%