Entry-Level Office Clerk, General Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Office Clerk, General earns an average wage of $11.01 per hour.
Entry-Level Office Clerk, General Total Pay (?
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$18,392 - $38,582
(Median)
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39K
MEDIAN: $27,196
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Entry-Level Office Clerk, General Total Pay (?
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$8.20 - $14.96
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,392 - $38,582  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,043  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $1,526  
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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$17,223 - $33,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,777
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.20 - $14.96  
   
Overtime
$11.81 - $23.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,043  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $1,526  
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).
)
$17,223 - $33,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,777
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Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
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Denver
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Sacramento
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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National Average
$24,000
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Atlanta
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Miami
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Cleveland
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Office Clerk, General Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Office Clerk, General in Chattanooga:
"Do Your Best At Anything You Do."
Have an open mind for learning new skills. Be patient and do your best.
Office Clerk, General in Minneapolis:
"I Believe In Finding A Job Position On Your Own Is Much More Satisfying"
I do believe that you can not judge a person's job quality or qualifications could be determined within two weeks. All companies have their own process on how to do their projects. Give everyone a fair chance within reason.
Office Clerk, General in Puyallup:
"Quality Service - Excellent Organization."
Have excellent customer service skills. The public, the student body, faculty and staff are all your customers. Second most important function is the use of Microsoft Office Professional. Know Word, Excel and PowerPoint thoroughly. You must be organized; especially on the computer directory.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Office Clerk, General Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Accounts Receivable
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Customer Service
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Filing
0%
Typing
0%
National Average
$24,000
Accounts Payable
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 302 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 44%
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