The average wage for an Office Clerk, General in Toronto, Ontario is C$14.53 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$23,797 - C$41,986
C$24K
C$33K
C$42K
MEDIAN: C$33,351
10%
50%
90%
C$11.63 - C$20.35
C$12
C$15
C$20
MEDIAN: C$14.52
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$42K
Salary C$23,797 - C$41,986
Bonus C$2,000
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$24,042 - C$42,717
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$11.63 - C$20.35
Overtime C$25.41
Annual Data C$0C$42K
Bonus C$2,000
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$24,042 - C$42,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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.

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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$30,000 based on 22 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$37,000 based on 8 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$39,000 based on 9 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$40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Office Clerk, General

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Office Clerk, General Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
C$32,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Office Clerk, General Salaries

▲5%

National Average
C$32,000

Accounting
▼1%

Customer Service
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 36%