The average hourly pay for a General Clerk is $13.36.
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Job Description for General Clerk
A general clerk is often the unsung hero of an office. While the work may not be glamorous or require a great deal of formal education or training, a good general clerk can often be the difference between an efficient, well-run office and one that is disorganized and struggling to keep up. A general clerk is something of a jack-of-all trades; he/she will typically have a variety of administrative tasks that include, but are not limited to: answering, directing, and screening phone calls; word pr…Read more
The top respondents for the job title General Clerk are from the companies FCi Federal, Serco, Inc. and The Kroger Company. Reported salaries are highest at FCi Federal where the average pay is $12.96. The Kroger Company pays the lowest at around $7.99.
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Popular Skills for General Clerk
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Data Entry, Microsoft Office and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for General Clerk
An entry-level General Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.31 based on 55 salaries. An early career General Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.84 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career General Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.20 based on 64 salaries. An experienced General Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.23 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with General Clerk in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 37.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (19.6% less), Rogers, Arkansas (9.8% less) and Lawton, Oklahoma (8.7% less).
Years of Experience
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