What Are The Training Requirements for File Clerks?

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

Degrees for File clerks
Typical education of File clerks
Percent
Less than High School 3.4
High School 30.0
Some College 30.9
Associates Degree 11.7
Bachelors Degree 18.7
Masters Degree 4.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

What Is the Employment Outlook for File Clerks?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 8,000 less file clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 32,000 more.

This career includes 159,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do File Clerks Make?

On average, file clerks make $15.03 per hour or $31,260 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for File Clerks?

Hourly income for File clerks in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
File clerks $9.53 $11.14 $13.99 $17.85 $22.79
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for File Clerks?

Annual salary for File clerks in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
File clerks $19,830 $23,170 $29,090 $37,130 $47,410
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