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Administrative Clerk Salary

The average pay for an Administrative Clerk is $13.63 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.

$22,695 - $48,747
(Median)
$23K
$33K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,691
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90%

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$9.95 - $18.96
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,695 - $48,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,444  
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $4,580  
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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$21,044 - $43,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $18.96  
   
Overtime
$11.43 - $30.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,444  
   
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $4,580  
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).
)
$21,044 - $43,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,086

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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.

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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

Administrative Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as an Administrative Clerk?

Administrative Clerk in McAllen:
Pros: Nice environment, kind of flexible schedule to take a couple of classes, tuition reimbursement plan, cheap health insurance.
Cons: Cash handling(lots of cash), tax season can be tough, no room for growth in this department, low pay.

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 12%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Accounts Payable
0%

Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Phone Support
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 305 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 27%
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