Training Requirements for Correspondence Clerks

Correspondence clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Correspondence clerks
Percent
Less than High School 8.8
High School 35.4
Some College 28.4
Associates Degree 10.5
Bachelors Degree 14.3
Masters Degree 2.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Correspondence Clerks

This represents about 8,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less correspondence clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Correspondence Clerks

Hourly Income

On average,correspondence clerks make $18.11 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Correspondence clerks $11.70 $14.05 $17.49 $21.70 $25.78
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Information and record clerks $9.80 $11.93 $15.24 $19.64 $25.08
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, correspondence clerks make $37,660 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Correspondence clerks $24,340 $29,230 $36,370 $45,140 $53,630
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Information and record clerks $20,380 $24,810 $31,690 $40,850 $52,170
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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