Information About General Office Clerks

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Training

General office clerks need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for General office clerks
Training for General Office Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 4.3
High School 34.5
Some College 32.7
Associates Degree 11.0
Bachelors Degree 14.4
Masters Degree 2.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 3,024,000 people in the United States- 0.4% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 358,000 more general office clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 770,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, general office clerks make $13.90 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
General office clerks $8.53 $10.00 $13.00 $16.70 $20.80
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, general office clerks make $28,920 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
General office clerks $17,740 $20,910 $27,190 $34,910 $43,390
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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