The average salary for a Clerical Assistant in United Kingdom is £15,635.
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Job Description for Clerical Assistant
Clerical assistants' jobs almost always take place inside an office environment, and thus almost always during regular business hours (although this can vary depending on the company). Clerical assistants are the jacks-of-all trades in an office environment. Specifically, they are usually required to handle a lot of telephone duty: They answer and screen calls, and make phone calls on behalf of supervisors in the office. Clerical assistants must also be comfortable with office computer technol…Read more
Clerical Assistant 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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Popular Skills for Clerical Assistant
Skills in Microsoft Office and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Phone Support, Office Administration and Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Clerical Assistant
An entry-level Clerical Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £15,254 based on 8 salaries. An early career Clerical Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £15,041 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Clerical Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,067 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Clerical Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £16,283 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £15,944.
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