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Average Clerical Assistant Hourly Pay

$13.70
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$500
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$300
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Clerical Assistant is $13.70.
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$10.12
MEDIAN
$13.70
90%
$18.30
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $18
Bonus
$100 - $3,915
Profit Sharing
$177 - $1,850
Commission
$197 - $5,087
Total Pay
$21,283 - $40,280
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What Do Clerical Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Clerical Assistant

3.7 out of 5
(160)
Highly Satisfied
15Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Clerical Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Clerical Assistant are from the companies ABI Document Support Services, Breg and Sodexo, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Milwaukee County where the average pay is $16.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sodexo, Inc., earning around $14.00. ABI Document Support Services pays the lowest at around $11.90. Breg also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.42.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Clerical Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Clerical Assistants?

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 $12.20 based on 74 salaries. An early career Clerical Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.97 based on 374 salaries. A mid-career Clerical Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.18 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Clerical Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.09 based on 172 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Clerical Assistant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.5% more) and Memphis, Tennessee (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.4% less) and Miami, Florida (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 888 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
14.4%