A Clerk Typist earns an average wage of $13.75 per hour.
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$21,512 - $51,349
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$51K
MEDIAN: $31,790
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50%
90%

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$9.28 - $19.61
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,512 - $51,349  
   
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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$20,380 - $43,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$9.28 - $19.61  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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).
)
$20,380 - $43,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • Preforms clerical duties as needed, such as data entry, answering telephone, and bookkeeping.
  • Updates and maintains files, records and other written materials.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clerk Typist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Clerk Typist Advice

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

Clerk Typist in Chicago:
"There were no surprises."
Pay attention to instructions and watch deadlines. Be prompt and complete each task. Be ready for change and be open minded for new opportunities.

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Experience Affects Clerk Typist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Clerk Typist Salaries


Data Entry
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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