General Clerk Salary

A General Clerk earns an average wage of $13.52 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Phone Support and Typing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$17,340 - $53,311
$17K
$29K
$53K
MEDIAN: $29,479
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50%
90%

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$9.36 - $18.13
$9
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.51
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$0$53K
Salary $17,340 - $53,311
Bonus $900
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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$19,344 - $39,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $9.36 - $18.13
Overtime $14.30 - $40.58
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $900
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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$19,344 - $39,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 126

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Job Description for General Clerk

A general clerk is often the unsung hero of an office. While the work may not be glamorous or require a great deal of formal education or training, a good general clerk can often be the difference between an efficient, well-run office and one that is disorganized and struggling to keep up. A general clerk is something of a jack-of-all trades; he/she will typically have a variety of administrative tasks that include, but are not limited to: answering, directing, and screening phone calls; word processing; document creation; filing, faxing, and copying; and other general office tasks.

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General Clerk Tasks

  • Answer phones, direct calls and take messages.
  • Operate office machines; photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing and database systems.
  • Open, sort and route incoming mail, answer correspondence and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Clerk

Pay by Experience for a General Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level General Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 92 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced General Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 31 salaries. A General Clerk 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 15 salaries.

General Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Clerk?

General Clerk in Houston:
"Pack customer's groceries, clear parking lot."
Pros: Receiving a paycheck and earning tips from customers.
Cons: Dealing with impatient customers.

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Key Stats for General Clerk

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects General Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$29,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect General Clerk Salaries

Phone Support
▲34%

Typing
▲11%

Data Entry
▲7%

National Average
$29,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%
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