Administrative Clerk Salary

The average wage for an Administrative Clerk is $14.04 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$23,678 - $52,965
$24K
$35K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,024
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50%
90%

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$10.21 - $19.09
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.04
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,678 - $52,965  
   
Bonus
$286.60 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$9,791  
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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$21,646 - $44,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $19.09  
   
Overtime
$15.99 - $32.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$286.60 - $4,055  
   
Commission
$9,791  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$21,646 - $44,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 613

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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

  • Answer phones and takes messages.
  • Conduct information retrieval and data entry via the computer.
  • Type correspondence, reports, and other materials.
  • Compile, organize, and maintain records of business transactions.
  • Maintain moderately complex indexes and files.

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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

National Average: $30,345

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Administrative Clerk Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Administrative Clerk

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Administrative Clerk Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Clerk Salaries

▲8%

Payroll Administration
▲7%




Office Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Phone Support
▼1%


▼3%


▼3%

Data Processing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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