The average pay for an Office Clerk, General is C$14.85 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$24,977 - C$46,362
C$25K
C$34K
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$33,939
10%
50%
90%
C$11.54 - C$20.93
C$12
C$15
C$21
MEDIAN: C$15.11
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$46K
Salary C$24,977 - C$46,362
Bonus C$254 - C$5,000
Profit Sharing C$5,500
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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C$24,343 - C$44,920
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 197
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$11.54 - C$20.93
Hourly Tips C$0.03
Overtime C$16.89 - C$33.15
Annual Data C$0C$44K
Bonus C$254 - C$5,000
Profit Sharing C$5,500
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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C$24,343 - C$44,920
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 408

Job Description for Office Clerk, General

General office clerks are responsible for a variety of duties in an office setting, which can include answering phone calls, filing documents, and conducting data entry. Tasks can involve a certain level of both physical and mental stamina; general office clerks may be required to be on their feet or sitting in place for long hours. Performing many tasks at once or on deadline also is common. As a result, communication skills, organization, and multitasking are beneficial for general office clerks. General office clerks are present in many different environments, such as schools, hospitals, and government offices. Their work area may be adjacent to a supervisor's office or at the front end of a business. Depending on the size of the organization or institution, general office clerks may be expected to work alone or as part of a group. Supervision may be done directly by a business owner or under a team manager. General office clerks work in either a part- or full-time capacity, so hours vary across different settings.

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Office Clerk, General 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.

Common Career Paths for Office Clerk, General


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Popular Skills for Office Clerk, General

Pay by Experience Level for Office Clerk, General

Pay by Experience for an Office Clerk, General has a positive trend. An entry-level Office Clerk, General with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 180 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Office Clerk, General with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Office Clerk, General which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 56 salaries. An Office Clerk, General with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$32,231

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Office Clerk, General Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Office Clerk, General?

Office Clerk, General in Vancouver:
"The Bottom of the Food Chain"
Pros: I like being able to put my skills of organization and efficiency to good use.
Cons: A lot of the time the work I do is under-appreciated or not even acknowledged. It makes it really hard to want to do the job itself.

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Key Stats for Office Clerk, General

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Office Clerk, General Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

▲5%

National Average
C$32,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Office Clerk, General Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
C$32,000


Data Entry
▼1%

Filing
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 35%