The average wage for an Administrative Clerk is $14.03 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.

$23,932 - $52,909
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,202
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$10.17 - $19.03
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,932 - $52,909  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $4,027  
Profit Sharing
$2,162  
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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$21,656 - $44,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $19.03  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $32.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$102.13 - $4,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,162  
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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$21,656 - $44,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 660
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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

National Average: $30,403

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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

Filing
up arrow 7%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 4%

Data Processing
up arrow 8%

Phone Support
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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