Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical is $10.98 per hour. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical Total Pay (?
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$19,271 - $37,373
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MEDIAN: $28,893
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Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical Total Pay (?
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$7.94 - $15.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$19,271 - $37,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
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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$16,668 - $34,808  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.94 - $15.74  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $29.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
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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$16,668 - $34,808  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Job Description for Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical
  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$23,000

Skills That Affect Temporary Office Assistant / Clerical Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 12%
Filing
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
National Average
$23,000
Data Entry
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 81%
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