The average wage for an Administrative Clerk is $13.42 per hour. 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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$22,518 - $43,908
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31,532
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Administrative Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.81 - $18.81
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,518 - $43,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,391  
Profit Sharing
$50.87 - $1,965  
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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$20,731 - $42,039  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 961
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $18.81  
   
Overtime
$7.26 - $30.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,391  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.87 - $1,965  
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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$20,731 - $42,039  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 961
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Columbia
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New York
up arrow 25%
Kansas City
up arrow 19%
Sacramento
up arrow 17%
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Chicago
up arrow 11%
San Diego
up arrow 8%
Austin
up arrow 4%
Dallas
up arrow 4%
National Average
$30,000
Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
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Las Vegas
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Administrative Clerk Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Administrative Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Data Entry
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$30,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Typing
up arrow 1%
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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