File Clerk Salary

A File Clerk earns an average wage of $11.29 per hour. A skill in Filing Court Documents is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$20,471 - $37,758
(Median)
$20K
$29K
$38K
MEDIAN: $28,799
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$8.40 - $15.43
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$20,471 - $37,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
Profit Sharing
$231.54 - $5,960  
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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$17,958 - $33,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.40 - $15.43  
   
Overtime
$7.90 - $23.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$231.54 - $5,960  
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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$17,958 - $33,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 672
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Job Description for File Clerk

A file clerk typically holds an entry-level position that involves handling many of the odd jobs and administrative tasks necessary to run the business. The clerk is typically expected to assist senior employees and executives in a variety of tasks, the most important being maintaining the office’s filing and documentation systems.

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File Clerk Tasks

  • Locate and remove material from file when requested.
  • Perform general office duties such as typing, operating office machines, and sorting mail.
  • File correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used.

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Experience Affects File Clerk Salaries




National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect File Clerk Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 14%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 10%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

scanning
up arrow 2%

Filing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$24,000

Phone Support
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 44%
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