The average hourly pay for an Administrative Clerk is $14.83.
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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 payro…Read more
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.
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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.
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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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