Average Administrative Clerk Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Clerk is $14.83.
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
$294 - $3,000
Profit Sharing
$246 - $1,800
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$22,838 - $45,980

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Job Description for Administrative Clerk

Administrative Clerk Tasks
  • Answer phones and takes messages.
  • Conduct information retrieval and data entry via the computer.
  • Type correspondence, reports, and other materials.
  • Compile, organize, and maintain records of business transactions.
  • Maintain moderately complex indexes and files.

Job Satisfaction for Administrative Clerk

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Popular Skills for Administrative Clerk

Skills in Office Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Customer Service and Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Clerk

An entry-level Administrative Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.53 based on 41 salaries. An early career Administrative Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.92 based on 403 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.07 based on 208 salaries. An experienced Administrative Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.86 based on 231 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Administrative Clerk in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.4% more) and Sacramento, California (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% less), Miami, Florida (4.8% less) and Houston, Texas (3.5% less).

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