The average hourly pay for an Office Clerk, General is $12.83.
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Job Description for Office Clerk, General
General office clerks are responsible for a variety of duties in an office setting, which can include answering phone calls, filing documents, and conducting data entry. Tasks can involve a certain level of both physical and mental stamina; general office clerks may be required to be on their feet or sitting in place for long hours. Performing many tasks at once or on deadline also is common. As a result, communication skills, organization, and multitasking are beneficial for general office cler…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Office Clerk, General
The top respondents for the job title Office Clerk, General are from the companies The Kroger Company, U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Postal Service (USPS) where the average pay is $21.48. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $16.18 and $16.00, respectively. The Kroger Company pays the lowest at around $10.75. FCi Federal and Farmers Insurance Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.37 and $15.40, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Office Clerk, General
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Microsoft Office and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing, Customer Service and Data Entry.
Pay by Experience Level for Office Clerk, General
An entry-level Office Clerk, General with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.70 based on 742 salaries. An early career Office Clerk, General with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.34 based on 1,591 salaries. A mid-career Office Clerk, General with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.19 based on 842 salaries. An experienced Office Clerk, General with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.11 based on 718 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 Office Clerk, General in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (13.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (5.4% less).
Years of Experience
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