Clerk Typist Salary

Clerk Typists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.99 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The majority of Clerk Typists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,526 - $50,892
$21K
$33K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,108
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$9.88 - $19.61
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$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,526 - $50,892  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
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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$20,828 - $44,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $19.61  
   
Overtime
$20.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
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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$20,828 - $44,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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Job Description for Clerk Typist

Every company needs an individual who can keep records of important information, answer phone calls, speak to clients, organize business meetings, process payroll, and perform many other tasks. These are the responsibilities of clerk typists, who are an integral part of companies all over the world.

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Clerk Typist Tasks

  • Transfer handwritten information onto word processor in a final polished form.
  • Process travel needs including itinerary for air, car, train, hotel and other travel arrangements.
  • Preforms clerical duties as needed, such as data entry, answering telephone, and bookkeeping.
  • Updates and maintains files, records and other written materials.

Common Career Paths for Clerk Typist


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For Clerk Typists, progressing to an Office Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Office Manager can earn $39K annually. It is not unusual for a Clerk Typist to become an Administrative Assistant or an Executive Secretary or Administrative Assistant.

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Popular Skills for Clerk Typist


Clerk Typists who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those familiar with Data Entry, Customer Service and Typing will likely experience a boost in pay, earning between 3 percent to 6 percent above the national average. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Clerk Typist

Pay by Experience for a Clerk Typist has a positive trend. An entry-level Clerk Typist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clerk Typist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Clerk Typist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 50 salaries. A Clerk Typist 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 26 salaries.

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Key Stats for Clerk Typist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Clerk Typist Salaries

▲10%

Late-Career
▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$31,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Clerk Typist Salaries

Data Entry
▲6%


▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 22%