General Clerk Salary (United States)

A General Clerk earns an average wage of $12.48 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
General Clerk Total Pay (?
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$20,092 - $40,702
(Median)
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41K
MEDIAN: $30,792
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General Clerk Total Pay (?
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$8.82 - $17.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,092 - $40,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$18,880 - $39,682  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.82 - $17.17  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $24.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$18,880 - $39,682  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Job Description for General Clerk

  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities.
  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.

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Experience Affects General Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 26%
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