$34,763
Avg. Salary
$14.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,100

Bonus

$950

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Administrative Clerk is $14.47 per hour.

The average pay for an Administrative Clerk is $34,763 per year.

10%
$10.55
10%
$14.47
50%
$19.90
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.47
10%
$23k
10%
$35k
50%
$55k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $34,763
$22,830 - $55,460
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$55K
MEDIAN: $34,763
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$10.55 - $19.90
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$0$55K
Salary $22,830 - $55,460
Bonus $279 - $4,966
Profit Sharing $950
Commission $3,000
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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$22,327 - $46,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 314
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $10.55 - $19.90
Overtime $15.74 - $31.87
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $279 - $4,966
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $950
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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$22,327 - $46,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 934

Job Description for Administrative Clerk

Administrative clerks are often needed to effectively manage and operate tasks either individually or as part of a larger team within an office environment. A wide range of industries from law firms, corporations and the government to real estate, public services and small businesses require administrative clerks to keep their offices working efficiently and smoothly. Many administrative clerks work weekdays with regular working hours. Their duties can include: managing invoices, handling payroll or accounting information, assisting management with office work schedules, communicating with customers or coworkers, handling office inventory and many more varied tasks.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Administrative Clerk


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Administrative Clerks may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Executive Assistant. The latter position pays an average of $46K annually. An Administrative Clerk may also move into a role as an Administrative Assistant or an Office Manager.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Clerk


Administrative Clerks seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Payroll Administration, Filing, Customer Relations, and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 6 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Processing and Data Entry. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Data Entry are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 380 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Administrative Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 211 salaries. An Administrative Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

12%

-5%

National Average: $31,032

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

Relative to their peers in the rest of the country, professionals in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago (the largest American cities) reap salaries that surpass the national average. Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Las Vegas is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Indianapolis (10 percent lower) and Dallas (5 percent lower).

Administrative Clerk Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Administrative Clerk?

Administrative Clerk in New York:
"Financial skills."
Energetic, typing, filing.

Administrative Clerk in Tavares:
"Always get a degree."
Make sure you attend college, even if part time, to earn your degree.

Administrative Clerk in McAllen:
Pros: Nice environment, kind of flexible schedule to take a couple of classes, tuition reimbursement plan, cheap health insurance.
Cons: Cash handling(lots of cash), tax season can be tough, no room for growth in this department, low pay.

Administrative Clerk in Nashua:
You constantly learn new things in this position. Everyday is different. Problem solving skills and basic math (adding/subtracting/multiplication) skills are important to have. Being able to 'think outside the box' in researching discrepancies is a major plus. Organization skills are very important. Time management and planning ensure all tasks are completed timely.

Administrative Clerk in Easton:
"Room for advancement."
Make sure the position is what you are looking for.

Administrative Clerk in Minneapolis:
Pros: I like the people I work with, the pay and the benefits.
Cons: I really hate the hours, now that they have changed I never see my husband.

Administrative Clerk in South Africa:
"The PDMS System."
Try to to be organised and follow their daily program. You have to do everything in the office, eg. Capturing data, balancing financial books, filing, typing question papers and letters. Making photocopies for the teachers. Be responsible for feeding scheme finances.

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Key Stats for Administrative Clerk

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 196 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Administrative Clerk Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$31,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Administrative Clerk Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲5%

▲4%


National Average
$31,000


Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Accounts Payable
▼2%



Phone Support
▼3%

▼4%


▼5%

Data Processing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 196 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 27%