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.
|Salary||$24,468 - $58,544|
|Bonus||$300.00 - $4,069|
|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).)
|$22,084 - $46,162|
|Hourly Rate||$10.28 - $19.19|
|Overtime||$16.48 - $32.40|
|Bonus||$300.00 - $4,069|
|Total Pay (||$22,084 - $46,162|
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.Read More...
Administrative clerks generally have at least a bachelor's or associate's degree and some related experience. They generally have a working knowledge of and skills with computers and programs such as Microsoft because a large amount of the work performed by administrative clerks is now done on computers. In addition, administrative clerks should be familiar with email, faxes and handling phone calls. Other notable qualifications can include strong organizational skills, customer service experience, good oral and written communication skills, and being able to work independently. Some companies may require their administrative clerks to be able to lift twenty or more pounds in the form of boxes, files and supplies for the office, have a valid driver’s license, and/or be able to pass both criminal background and drug screening.
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.
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