Information About Correspondence Clerks

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Training

Correspondence clerks need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Correspondence clerks
Training for Correspondence Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 9.6
High School 37.8
Some College 28.1
Associates Degree 8.7
Bachelors Degree 13.3
Masters Degree 2.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 14,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 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 4,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, correspondence clerks make $17.04 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Correspondence clerks $11.70 $13.60 $16.50 $19.40 $23.00
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, correspondence clerks make $35,450 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Correspondence clerks $24,330 $28,480 $34,330 $40,490 $47,870
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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