Administrative Clerk Salary

The average wage for an Administrative Clerk is $14.10 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$24,468 - $58,544
$24K
$36K
$59K
MEDIAN: $35,585
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50%
90%

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$10.28 - $19.19
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,468 - $58,544  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $4,069  
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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$22,084 - $46,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $19.19  
   
Overtime
$16.48 - $32.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$300.00 - $4,069  
   
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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$22,084 - $46,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 547

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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

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 380 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Administrative Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 211 salaries. An Administrative Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,542

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Administrative Clerk Salaries

▲13%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Administrative Clerk Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲7%

▲6%



Microsoft Office
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%



▼2%


Phone Support
▼2%

▼3%

Data Processing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 27%
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