Entry-Level Administrative Clerk Salary

Total annual pay for Entry-Level Administrative Clerks is approximately $29K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — around one in three on average. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and a little more than half have dental insurance. The vast majority of Entry-Level Administrative Clerks (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,031 - $52,852
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$32K
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MEDIAN: $31,543
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$9.97 - $17.64
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$0$52K
Salary $22,031 - $52,852
Bonus $1,965
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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$20,827 - $40,290
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $9.97 - $17.64
Overtime $15.28 - $31.75
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $1,965
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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$20,827 - $40,290
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 247

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,569

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Administrative Clerks, New Orleans offers exceptional salaries, 47 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Administrative Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+17 percent) and Chicago (+13 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Administrative Clerk's salary, with McAllen Entry-Level Administrative Clerks earning salaries that are 33 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (5 percent lower) and Orlando (3 percent lower).

Administrative Clerk Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Administrative Clerk in New York:
"Financial skills."
Energetic, typing, filing.

Administrative Clerk in Tavares:
"Always get a degree."
Make sure you attend college, even if part time, to earn your degree.

Administrative Clerk in Nashua:
You constantly learn new things in this position. Everyday is different. Problem solving skills and basic math (adding/subtracting/multiplication) skills are important to have. Being able to 'think outside the box' in researching discrepancies is a major plus. Organization skills are very important. Time management and planning ensure all tasks are completed timely.

Administrative Clerk in Easton:
"Room for advancement."
Make sure the position is what you are looking for.

Administrative Clerk in South Africa:
"The PDMS System."
Try to to be organised and follow their daily program. You have to do everything in the office, eg. Capturing data, balancing financial books, filing, typing question papers and letters. Making photocopies for the teachers. Be responsible for feeding scheme finances.

Key Stats for Administrative Clerk

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Administrative Clerk Salaries

Customer Relations
▲3%

Data Processing
▲2%

Accounts Payable
▲1%

Office Administration
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Filing
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%


▼4%

▼5%

Accounts Receivable
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 36%
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